Law of Attrition

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Hello there! Ready to hear how week three of teaching sewing went? (Apologies for back-to-back teaching posts; I’m trying to get these up on Tuesdays, but sharing that amazing fabric last week took precedence. ;) ) So, sewing class. Week two was a mess and I had to send a bunch of followup emails to […]

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The Wearing Of the Green (Sleeves)

"The Wearing Of the Green (Sleeves)" Simplicity 2406 Cynthia Rowley dress – Making the Flame | Body Positive Sewing & Style

I’m back in action and wearing green! I’ll speak more about my absence at the end of this month, in the roundup post. In the meantime, let’s get back to the good stuff on Making the Flame – new garments! Have you ever come across a pattern you just had to master? That is how […]

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Vintage Peach

Creative vintage style on Making the Flame! Body positive sewing.

I sewed my very first vintage pattern! My style rarely veers toward vintage, but I had to have Simplicity 1590 as soon as I saw it. Both views of this pattern are so cute! For my first go ’round with it, I made view A. Sizing on 1590 goes up to a 46″ bust, with […]

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Friday Followup, August Edition

O-tay! Hello everybody! Do you know what month we’re in? MY BIRTHDAY MONTH! Excitement! … and, that’s all I’ll say about that. I’ve only written two FF posts in my almost seven months of blogging. Eek! I want to get better about this moving forward. My last FF post was three months ago….smh. I’ll make […]

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Window Stashing

I’ve been quite good about not buying fabric without a garment or pattern in mind, which has resulted in more appropriate fabrics coming home, but not necessarily fewer of them. That being said, I am slowly getting hip to the vast universe of online window shopping, thanks to the sewing bloggers I follow. Today the Clothing […]

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Goldihips

This is my second time making Simplicity 2406 by Cynthia Rowley, and I did look B both times. I used similar fabric in each instance: slinky, drape-y, poly/spandex. I wasn’t crazy about my first version, and I’m not crazy about this one … but they’re both viable garments, so in my closet they go. Fun […]

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