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Cleanup!

Last night, I wrapped up a second version of Lekala 4420 minus the sleeves and with some contrast bands and a pocket that I literally traced from my Jalie 2908 jeans pattern. 282 more words

Sewing

Happy Mother's Day

Hey Ya’ll

Today is Mother’s Day!I made this dress a while back and chose it for this special day. It was my first time using mixed prints. 132 more words

Sewing

B6296 - Summer (campin') shirt

Sometimes I think I’m like a puppy – I just keep shaking that new toy. I mentioned in an earlier post that the top from the Butterick 6296 pajama pattern would make a great camp shirt. 364 more words

Tops

Culottes hell to joy!

I was pining after a pair of red culottes all last summer. I even bought red fabric and a Burdastyle pattern in preparation for them. For one of the few occassions in my life I decided to make a toile first to check out the fit. 534 more words

Sewing

Butterick 6296 - More PJ fun

I’m feeling pretty spiffy with my new PJs. I knew one set was not enough. Now that I’ve sewn another, I’m not sure that two are enough! 347 more words

Butterick

Knit skirt Chapter 3: full waist and tummy adjustment

This is the real joy of sewing: garments that fit, rather than close enough. Is usually make dresses and tops, so I'm familiar with what I need to do, but the bottom half is fairly uncharted for me. 512 more words

Dressmaking

Knit skirt Chapter 2: which size?

Well, that's the question, is it? Which one of those four lines on the pattern will give me the end result I want? I can't just take three into to changing room and see which one works, and I'm certainly not going to make one, and think “Oh, it's too small. 553 more words

Dressmaking