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Salvage operations...

After sewing my Motor City Express jacket for possibly the whole of last month, I decided to tackle the small projects lying around next.  Mending, shortening Mr. 529 more words


New Butterick Patterns - Fall 2015

The latest collection from Butterick can be seen here.  Overall I have to say I’m a bit mixed on my feelings about this collection.  I’m intrigued by a few of the Vintage/Retro/Reprint patterns, and I’m liking a lot of the dress patterns in this collection, but most of the blouse and sweater designs aren’t overly exciting. 640 more words


Jumping In July!

This may be one of those posts that I meant to write 2 weeks ago and then forgot about it completely!  Whoops!  This Butterick pattern was one of the ones I bought in a recent sale where all Butterick patterns were $3.   254 more words


Blue and Peach Floral Dress - A Lesson in Topstitching


I have a new dress to show you! I made it as part of my Summer Sewing Goal to sew more everyday dresses for my wardrobe. 343 more words

My Sewing

Pan Am Games 2015, Vintage Pattern Edition: Equestrian

This week I’m looking at vintage patterns showing sports of the Pan Am Games. (See the first post here.) Today: a 1930s equestrian pattern. 93 more words


Butterick posted the fall collection...and some are great!

I have been a bit disappointed with the big-4 of late, with boring, weird, and a hidden gem…sometimes. Today, that feeling was destroyed with Butterick’s Fall Line-up! 104 more words