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Stylearc Elizabeth top

I wanted some casual things to wear when I’m not at work, but wanted them to be dressier than a regular t-shirt, so, prompted by a 30% discount at StyleArc, I bought some new patterns. 652 more words

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Still Quilting The Stash

I may have to start another project just to have something different to post about.
Still quilting Retro Charm, but no more tension problems. I’m quite grateful for that. 100 more words

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1970s jumpsuit

I’m not sure what I was thinking when I embarked on this project. My friend Thelma has long said that I should make myself a jumpsuit, and once the idea was sown, it was sewn – pun intended :). 764 more words

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Festive dress

I decided I needed a casual sort of dress for the variety of Christmas lunches I am going to eat my way through. I thought it should be light in case it’s hot, and loose enough to accommodate post Christmas lunch podge. 583 more words

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Sewing for a cause: evening collection

Having made a host of daytime bags for my nominated charities, I thought the time had come to make an evening collection. I fossicked through my stash for some eveningy fabric and Gabi donated two Hermes scarves for the linings – gasp. 179 more words

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Quilting The Stash

I’m still quilting the sashing on Retro Charm. I’m more comfortable handling a larger quilt on the new machine, and it shows in the stitching. I have a ways to go before this one is a bust. 113 more words

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1970s mashup

This dress is a conglomeration of two patterns from the early ’70s and I thought I would embellish it with a flower as a nod to the era of peace and love.  355 more words

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