Rawr (Butterick B6258)

Sooo…I love this pattern. You’re going to see a lot of it …. consider yourselves warned. *smile* I love it for its ease and simplicity, not it’s hack-ability. And oh, how simple it is! Of course, you can complicate it — I’ve since made two more of this shirt with neckband and sleeve design details. […]

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Enter, Bond Girl (Butterick B6258)

You know how you finish something, and kinda fall in love with it? That’s how I feel about this skirt. :)  Originating from fairly humble origins, it turned into something better than I could have imagined! I wore it to my friend’s semi-dressy James Bond-themed birthday party at a posh Boston hotel bar (like, $400+ […]

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(One-Woman) Cutting Crew

Ah, Monday — when I wasn’t working, it was my favorite day of the week! (*ba-dump-bump*) Seriously, though, today was a pretty good day. And it’s going to be a good evening, because I’ve got beacoup de couture on my sewing table! Saturday’s post got me thinking about what I need vs. what I want, […]

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Seahawks Skirt

Today’s skirt is a project from my ‘January of Unemployment’ era, 2014. I finished so many things that month! Some of them were really easy to sew, like this skirt. I sewed look B, which has really simple and ingenious construction.There’s a back piece cut on a fold and two identical fronts cut not on […]

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