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Blue Sequin Dress

Needing a new dress for a ‘Black Tie’ dance I took myself off to the local fabric shop and purchased a blue allover sequin fabric. Because of the beauty of the fabric it didn’t need a complicated style.  118 more words


Recreating Molly's Christmas Dress- Butterick 6149

I guess we could say my sewing skills have came a long way.  Now I am trying my best to “hack” Molly’s Christmas dress from Butterick 6149.  463 more words


Another dress...

I’ve been seriously tempted by a number of the fabrics by Robert Kaufman for quite some time but couldn’t  justify to myself the expense when I had so many other things to do. 301 more words


50% off Butterick sewing patterns!

I’m a sucker for a sale, and always wait until I see one to snap up some goodies!

Until the 16th of October Weaverdee is offering 50% off Butterick patterns including new season! 87 more words


The Epitome of Fall Chic

To celebrate the first day of autumn, here’s a vintage Butterick cover from fall, 1935.

The fur-collared cover look is Butterick 6399, “A brief and buttoned jacket, snugly fitted and collared with badger or wolf, plus a skirt worn shorter than the length you’re used to—these make the suit the epitome of fall chic.” 21 more words


Black Lace Top | Butterick B6100

One of the reasons I started this blog was so that I could document my sewing projects while also tracking what I’ve learned along the way. 216 more words

Made By Me

Fall time fun

The weather is starting to cool down hear in colorado and my fabric stash is looking quite autumnal these days.  That only means one thing. Time to make some season appropriate clothes! 453 more words