SWYFC Kickoff and Check In

Can you believe we’re already mid-way through the first week of SWYFC — how are you doing? I made a pair of videos that get more in depth about what this challenge is all about and what the plan is for this week, which I hope you’ll enjoy. Please forgive my “outfit”, it was simply […]

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Cherry Bruyère

Today marks the beginning of the Bruyère sewalong, hosted by By Sandra’s Hand. Our first step is to pick our fabric, so I did a little stash diving and came up with these three beauties: The purple herringbone weave fabric has great drape, but I’m not sure it won’t be too serious for such a […]

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Bruyère

Today I get to head in to work a few hours late, which means I got the Deer & Doe email about their newest pattern moments ago. Yay for a late start! Anyway, Bruyère is a must have for me — I just like it! I think my favorite detail are the contrast cuffs, all […]

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I’ve Got Double Muslins

I muslined some Lekala patterns! It’s ironic that I feel I have to muslin custom sized patterns, but that’s what happen when you fudge numbers *and* gain weight all at once. Oops … First up is the Three-seam Skirt, Pattern #5088. Before I made this muslin, I drafted my own pencil skirt pattern from measurements, […]

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Dalmatian Me Crazy

Okay, okay — forgive the bad pun. But I had to go there! I just had to do it. *smile* Anyway, I reviewed my wardrobe and determined that I lack long sleeve shirts of both the woven and knit variety. This is not an accident — I actually hate sleeves. I’m all about throwing a […]

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