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Floral Moneta

It’s been a super busy week! Admittedly, that’s how I like them – if there’s a gap in my week I’ll soon find a way to fill it. 445 more words


Grey Silk Tunic, Part 2.Manipulating the Pattern

We move ahead in replicating the grey (or gray) ready-to-wear silk tunic, mentioned in the last post.  I’m lifting, so to speak, the “bones” of a pattern and using that information to make something quite different from original intentions by the pattern company. 573 more words

Sewing Fashion

My first Colette Moneta dress

A few months ago, the director of Sew Essential, Lucy, contacted me to ask if I would consider writing a blog post linking to their site in exchange for some freebies.   421 more words


Grey Silk Tunic. Part 1

Good Morning, dear Readers!

This will be a short post because I’m actually in the process of knocking off a ready-to-wear tunic.  Two things:

  1. High-end is a relative term.
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Sewing Fashion

Astoria, twice

The time came for some easy sewing and I finally made the pullover everyone and their uncle already made a while ago: the Astoria from  418 more words


Wren Knit Dress by Colette Patterns

Wren, a knit dress by Colette Patterns, has been available for purchase for about a year. In fact I purchased and downloaded the pdf pattern on October 26, 2015. 715 more words

Wardrobe Fashion

Taking the Zinnia out for a spin

I’m on a bit of a roll, bit like buses I guess, nothing for months and then 3 at once. Hopefully my sister won’t read this entry until she get’s her present. 740 more words