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Kimono sleeve - a yellow dress

This old pattern, with its “seamed to slim” promise was probably linked to a newspaper or magazine in the early 1960s. The number seems to suggest that the company had already produced 9247 patterns before this one came out, but I doubt it. 668 more words

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Pillowcase top

You know that cute fabric with the stripes and the sun that came in my dollar boxes worth of treasures that I blogged about before?  I finally made it into a pillowcase top (although it didn’t start out as a pillowcase, it may have been a sheet in a former life).  108 more words


“It was treasured and placed in its curious box by the crinoid things of Antarctica, salvaged from their ruins by the serpent-men of Valusia, and peered at aeons later in Lemuria by the first human beings.” 59 more words

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Colorblocked Chambray Archer

I usually am not the type of person who makes the same pattern multiple times, but I’ve been thinking that maybe my sewing projects would go a little smoother if I had a few tried and true patterns to work from. 1,067 more words

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Fun Owl Craft Apron

A couple of years ago, my brother and sister-in-law gave me the book One Yard Wonders for my birthday. It’s pretty awesome, especially if you’re like me and always have decent-sized scraps leftover from projects. 374 more words

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A tried and tested pattern - Butterick B4386

I have made this pattern five times, two for me and three for Esme. It’s not a very special pattern. It’s just a one-piece dress. 1,259 more words

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Robotech Tactics: Painting the Tomahawk Destroid Model

This afternoon I painted my very first Robotech Tactics model, a Tomahawk Destroid.


Left Oblique:


Right Oblique:

To show the coloured in firing arc pips: 589 more words

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