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Challenge Series IV: Men's Shirt

So this is a bit of a cheat because I did make DH shirts more than 10 years ago from a McCall’s pattern, with lengthening for the body and sleeves and I may have put a large neckline on a medium shirt. 776 more words

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Challenge Series III: Bra

This one has been on my list for a while (have you seen the gorgeous ones on instagram?) but I was reluctant to drop $60 in supplies while I was changing sizes, and really I never spent that on RTW in the first place. 572 more words

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Little, but not bitty, shoes

My daughter wears an AFO brace on her left foot, and even with the brace that foot is smaller than her right. But the brace takes up so much height, it’s not possible to wear shoes that fit the length of her foot, they’d never do up. 755 more words

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The Challenge Series II: fitting pants

My second foray into the Dreaded was pants. Because I need pants in a bad way, and I’m a totally different shape now than when I did this 12 years ago. 755 more words

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Car coats, reprise

Second verse, same as the first – they grow up fast, need new coats!


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The Challenge Series I: Swimsuit

SWT (sewing while tired) is a double-edged sword for me. On the pro side – the amount of time I have for sewing while not tired is exactly zero, and for some reason tired = no energy to be worried about anything so inconsequential as sewing. 409 more words

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