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Bump-friendly Butterick 6209

Back when I first started contemplating maternity sewing, I picked out this Butterick pattern as having maternity potential, despite not being branded as such:

Since I’m blogging this project seven months after making it, I’ll just cut to the chase and say yep, it worked! 831 more words

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Oh To Be Sewing Again!


It’s been quite some time, hasn’t it? Well I’m back! I’m sewing again, with lots of projects coming up.

Today I’ll go over my Deer and Doe skirt, as well as a simple petticoat. 717 more words


Aqueduct Quilt - finished!

My Aqueduct Quilt is finally finished, hooray!  This was a really fun and rewarding project, from the initial sketches through fabric selection, piecing, and quilting.  It took me about nine months from start to finish (with a long period of inactivity in the middle), but I’m glad I persevered and finally finished it. 381 more words


Finished Project: Hortense Beaded Lace Shawl

After a bit of binge knitting this week I managed to complete Bethany’s wedding shawl!

I started the shawl back in February, and I’ve been working on it a little at a time over the past few months. 235 more words


FO Friday: Bumble Hat & Handspun

I had the day to myself today, so I took the time to finish a few projects.

This is about 160 yards of 2-ply handspun. I think this will become a hat. 8 more words

Steampunk "Charlotte"

A few weekends ago, I went to Space City Comic Con here in Houston, and man, wasn’t that the perfect excuse to fix up my steampunk costume? 1,456 more words

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1837 San Jacinto Dress

One of the local costuming groups was planning on attending the Battle of San Jacinto event outside Houston back in April. Since the 1830s is a rather important time in Texas state history (we were our own country for a while, dontchaknow), I figured a 1830s dress would come in quite handy. 1,030 more words