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A Tourist in Kalkatroona

This month’s Sewcialist challenge theme was “Oonapalooza”. Named after the one and only Oona of Oonaballoona, the theme was meant to inspire aspiring Kalkatroonans to go forth and sew up outfits inspired by Oona.   1,040 more words

Women's Sewing

The Portrait of a Stranger Blouse

In the first installment of “garments I’ve made ages ago but have been wearing too frequently to take pictures” is this voile blouse, which is really cool and comfy in this hot weather. 187 more words


I'd like to thank the Academy: Passing on the Liebster torch

This is a really long time coming, so the first thing I want to say is a quick apology to Annie and Barbara. These two awesome ladies BOTH nominated me for a Liebster award waaaay back in March/April and I have, naturally, been super lax in responding. 884 more words


Sewing Indie--Pattern Hacking a Running Top For the Volume-Lover

Getting in just under the wire, here’s my go at a pattern hack from our beloved indie pattern makers: A running top with the wonderful Y-back from… 778 more words