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Lumberjack Plaid Coat - Butterick 6244

I’m usually not one to make a pattern more than once. After all there are so many beautiful patterns out there, I should know I have over 100 ( 463 more words


Sewing at 4am

Yup …. Up at 4am …. I decided it was a great way for me to get some sewing in.

It’s a bit frumpy… Totally needs a belt. 53 more words


Snowy, Sewy Day

Santa Fe has had a wonderful snow year due to El Nino.  I’ve spent many hours on the ski slopes soaking up the fresh powder but have managed to make a couple of casual tops in the past few weeks.  183 more words


Spring 2016 Butterick Patterns

The latest collection from Butterick is here.  On the whole I wasn’t overly impressed with a majority of the designs – a lot of basic styles similar to designs we’ve seen in the past, and a lot of See & Sew patterns, which are re-releases.   821 more words


Butterick Fashion News, February 1939

It’s unseasonably warm here in Toronto, so instead of my planned wintry ephemera, here’s a resort-themed cover from the late 1930s.

Although it’s a winter issue, the February 1939… 121 more words


sewing pattern organization

I am working on getting my sewing area organized.  I have a very small area of our relatively small house for my sewing – and I have 2 sewing machines and a serger, plus loads of fabric, patterns, and notions.  404 more words


BACKLOG 1: B6008

I’m finally blogging about what I make for me!  I’m my own best client.  Here’s B6008 – it’s a See and Sew Butterick pattern (that I got for free – if you’re in San Diego, the ladies at the Encinitas Yardage Town are the BEST!). 178 more words