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Dee Skirt

I was going to upload a photo and video tutorial on the making of this skirt, but guess what! Someone beat me to it. And she did such and AMAZING job that I’m not going to reinvent the wheel.

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The First Project - Selecting a Pattern

I think it is important to make something you actually like.

So, that rules out totes and coasters and item covers.

I’m making a skirt as my first project. 253 more words

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Simplicity 1544 Men's Shirt and Butterick 6339 Men's Vest

I made this shirt months ago but it took me until now to get pictures with my reluctant model.

It’s not a color I would have expected him to pick but its not my place to judge. 176 more words

Someone's Listening

You know all those times you’re at a web site, and there’s the little “Contact Us” form at the bottom.  You fill it out and never hear from anyone? 111 more words

Musing

Butterick 6318 review

I recently finished a long-awaited project using this beautiful Spanish printed cotton I’d been holding onto for a year. I’ve been to Spain a few times, by virtue of my parents currently living only a short flight away, and one of my favorite discoveries in Madrid is that there is still a general enthusiasm for the homemade that I don’t often see in the other places I’ve been. 651 more words

60s Clothing

Vintage Butterick 3017

I bought this pattern online a couple of years ago as I am a huuuge fan of 60s and 70s mini dresses. I’ve also never really understood why little girl dresses nowadays all tend to be calf length. 451 more words

Handmade Wardrobe

It's a Christmas Gay-pron!

Prepare yourself for the world’s kitschest Christmas apron, featuring the campest underwear models you’ve ever seen. And I even finished it in time for the big day! 1,069 more words

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