Sunday Musings: Unicorn Fever

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Happy Saturday, everyone! Let’s talk color, shall we? If you know me in person or you’re a regular visitor to the blog, you know that I LOVE purple. Like, insanely so.  It’s been my favorite color since I was a wee girl of single digit age! But lately, I’ve been trying to branch out and […]

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Great Grape Gams

"Great Grape Gams" Burda 6789 pants, a plus size pattern - Making the Flame | Body Positive Sewing & Style

Do you remember that fabulous purple velvet I showed you a few months ago? Here’s the big reveal! Burda 6789, at your service. This is my fifth pair of Burda 6789 pants – I keep making them because they’re in such heavy rotation in my casual wardrobe that I’m constantly looking for a clean pair. […]

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Purple Animals: Two Wild New Shirts

"Purple Animals: Two Wild New Shirts" Butterick 6258 top – Making the Flame | Body Positive Sewing & Style

I haven’t sewn much this month — not due to lack of sewjo as much as having more pressing concerns. So I am suuuuper glad I have a backlog of things to show you! Yay for being productive in December and January. This Butterick B6258 top I made in December, after I learned about Jungle […]

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Touch Me, Feel Me (McCall’s M6258)

I made two more tops! Since I perfected the fit of Butterick B6258‘s long sleeve top, I churn them out in between more involved sewing projects. A little instant gratification is good motivation to push through longer-term projects, right? Right. And that’s why I have a gold version cut, ready to be sewn when I […]

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Fade to Black

Two nights ago, I had a weird dream that one of my co-workers read my blog and said, “Ebi, I like your skirts and all, but I’m bored. Do something different.” In response to that, I woke up and evaluated some exciting pants I’d thought about making. These are not those pants. :-p But they’re […]

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The Madness of March Irony

Can I start this post by pouting about not having a March Madness pool to participate in*? Seriously. I think this should be required for every workplace. I used to love setting up my brackets … sigh. Anyway. I didn’t realize how dependent this blog is on my good camera until said camera died. I […]

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