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In progress: a jade Sallie jumpsuit

I’ve given in. I need a jumpsuit in my life.

After admiring the way other people have pulled off jumpsuits during the past year, (I’m looking at you,  169 more words

My Makes

Simplicity 6672 Maxi Dress (1974)

Earlier this year, I was thrilled to be asked to take part in Vintage Pledge July, a month-long series organized by Kerry of Kestrel Makes… 242 more words

Finished Projects

Sewing Tip - Sewing With Sweater Knits

 If you’ve never used sweater knits before these tips may change your mind! Myra at So Sew Easy shares sewing tips on how to select sweater knits, patterns, and the proper sewing machine settings to get the best results! 152 more words


Beach Towelling Dress or another hacked Rowan Tee

One of my favorite RTW kids clothes brand is Boden, I love the vibrant colors and fun prints. Absolutely my cup of tea! One of the things I usually bought from them was their “towelling beach dresses”. 297 more words

Girls Clothes

971816- serged my shorts

Today was busy. After I got all my work done today (and after I made an awesome dinner) I finally got around to moving things around to reclaim a small part of my sewing room to work. 131 more words


Meet Virginia Arrisueño

Virginia Arrisueño, the pretty, pint-sized dynamo behind the DeNada accessories line, is one of those women who makes you stop and wonder, “How does she do it?” When I first met her in her lovely studio, her laid-back, soft spoken manner and quick smile made it all look so easy – you know, to just start up a fashion business in Washington DC and be killing it, be happily married to a fellow artist who also happens to be the love of your life, and to have an adorable son who is your spitting image. 524 more words

current knits

The list hasn’t changed, only the progress. And not much was made due to the shop opening.

  • Martine – have started the raglan shaping. Typically I would be feeling a little stressed that it hasn’t progressed far quickly, but this has become a nice piece for doing a small bit at a time.
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