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B6206: "Almost no one dances sober, unless they happen to be insane" (Dancing Dress #2)

It went like this:

I wanted to make another V1353 out of this spectacular linen.

I wanted to sew it on the cross grain so that the stripes would run horizontally along the pleated skirt. 530 more words

Burrow & Sing

Short and Sweet

This week I have finally got around to sewing something from my stash.  Recently I have given into the temptations of buying beautiful fabrics and so needless to say I have accumulated several baskets of fabric waiting to be made up into something pretty.   351 more words


Making Bias Tape | Flamingo Vacation Shirt

My brother started a tradition that whenever we go on vacation, you wear a vacation themed shirt. I found this tropical flamingo print fabric on sale at JoAnn’s for only $5. 236 more words


Pattern Matching and failing at adulting.

Have you ever felt like you were  failing at being an adult? I opened my e-mail today for the first time in about two weeks to find over 5000 waiting for me. 863 more words


Butterick 7781 part 1

It is surprising what experience will do for you. One of the first patterns I bought was this one Butterick 7781, the first time I made it was a disaster, the test fabric which was a seersucker probably didn’t help, it was exactly my measurements so I did no alterations, this was the result. 179 more words

Vintage Dress Making

July 5 Haul

I didn’t mean to buy this much, all I wanted was the edge for Sprout, but there was a sale on patterns………… and then I needed fabric for the patterns…… 145 more words


Pattern review Butterick 5325

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Because I’m using a lot of patterns for Cosplay (and normal clothes) I will write my opinion on patterns that are for sale by pattern companies on my blog. 309 more words

Pattern Review