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Wedding Planning: first dress alteration edition

Amidst the rest of the chaos of planning our wedding, I opted to do my own dress alterations. Originally I had thought of making my own dress completely, but after a little research I was terrified and bought a gown. 511 more words

The Story So Far

Brother GX37 Sewing Machine

Since I started getting into sewing I only figured that buying a sewing machine was needed for my new hobby. Once I had decided that sewing was a hobby and a skill I wanted to learn, I came across a dilemma.  279 more words

Brother Gx 37

Going Home Sweater

It’s been a while but I finally have something to share and have spent so quality sewing time this week.

The Margot Pyjamas have been temporarily shelved as I’ve lost the ribbon I bought for them. 380 more words


Sewing: vest

One of the key pieces of feedback I got from this weekend was how much people wanted vests. Women wanted vests with darts; men wanted something to wear that wasn’t a suit, wasn’t a sweater, but had an extra layer. 332 more words


2018 Make Nine

I’ve actually been sewing! I’ve spent some time on my Margot Pjs and i cannot describe the excitement when I sewed the last seam and had an actual pair of trousers that I made! 214 more words


Nancy Dress

I won the Sew Over It Nancy Dress as part of my prize from Indie Pattern Month Dress week last year. If I’m completely honest, it was a pattern that I had been looking at. 506 more words


From Beginner to Intermediate

My project is currently at a stand still until I can get to Regina next weekend for some fabric.  I could have had someone run to Fabricland for me, but I wanted the experience of picking my own fabric and making sure I liked the colour or if there were more colours to choose from.  616 more words

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