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The Working Girl's Wardrobe (& Plans for The Wardrobe Contest)

It’s one of my big goals for this year to take part in Me-Made-May… the only problem is that most of my me-made clothes are casual garments, and I will inevitably be spending a large part of the month of May sitting around an office. 723 more words



I finally got round to making this – the free Sorbetto pattern from Colette. I ended up making two attempts at this, so first things first… … 196 more words


Sew the Show: A Little Half-Hearted

I have to admit, I was a little disappointed when I saw the March selection for Sew the Show — Broadway Empire. I had never seen it before but a 1920s-era mobster show just really didn’t sound like my cup of tea either in a show or style. 838 more words

Pattern Review

Seamwork's Florence Lounge Bra

Disclaimer: there is swearing in this post.

I sort of knew going into this project that it might fail horribly. I have huge boobs, after all, and the phrase “lounge bra” as… 905 more words

Completed Sewing Projects

Oh Dahlia!

This was the more better worded phrase I choose to use instead of the countless times I swore at this pattern and dress!

To say it was a “beginner” pattern is far from the truth.   238 more words

Confessions of a creatoholic

Hi, my name is Claire and I am a createoholic.  Yes it’s totally a real word because I have decided it is!  I suppose that while I’m getting it all out there I must also confess I have quite a collection of craft projects I’ve started over the years and never completed.   1,437 more words


March Wardrobe Architect Challenge

I can’t believe it’s time for another Wardrobe Architect Challenge post! Mind you, my February project was a wee bit late, but it does seem like yesterday that I shared it! 984 more words