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climbing the WIP mountain

Hello there! With my machine safely returned from repair, I’m desperately trying to fit in bits of sewing whenever I can. The result (so far at least) is a a jumble of projects in different stages of assembly. 334 more words


Rooibos with piping: the details

Hello! I’m happy that today’s post finally brings some proper photos of my new Colette Rooibos. Please ignore the flyaways and rejoice that I’m sparing you the sight of my tired face. 500 more words

Colette Patterns

Colette Rue (and Pattern Release!)

Have you ever applied for a job where you * kind of  * lied about how good you were, and then got hired, and then realized that you probably shouldn’t have lied in the first place because now you are in the thick of it with no fucking idea what you have to do and you are slowly dying inside because everything you ever thought about yourself is one big distortion of your true reality and purpose? 1,569 more words

Sewing Projects

the dress that almost wasn't

Everything conspired against it: the machine was on the blink for most of it, refused to cooperate mid-way through the zipper insertion, then agreed to give one final push as long as it was treated very gently, and then decided it was enough on the last seam. 651 more words


Planning Stage: A Handmade Autumn

It’s Labour Day, and Seattle is grey and a bit chilly. The weather’s weird here this time of year; the early spring flowers frequently get confused and rebloom. 768 more words


New make: Colette Moneta dress

I decided last week I’d work on a few knit items all at the same time given my current set-up of twin needles, low tension, walking foot etc. 1,080 more words


Double Moji Portion

Moji pattern can be found at the online magazine Seamwork, which I am a subscriber. For 6 bucks a month you have a choice of 2 patterns that are approximately 1-3 hours to make! 137 more words