Monthly Archives: April 2014

Unscrewing My Screw-up — Double Welt Pockets

I recently sewed a pair of Sewaholic Thurlows (my favorite pant pattern ever!).  While working on the back pockets, I screwed it up by cutting the whole way along the marked line.   You’re supposed to cut until you’re about … Continue reading

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I hope everyone had a great Easter!  I flew home to visit my folks in Pennsylvania for the weekend and it was fantastic.   But, before I get into that trip, here are my finished work pants! I think they’re pretty … Continue reading

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DYT Type?

Well, I have found myself questioning my “type 2” ness…  I joined the facebook page for type twos and I just don’t feel like I really fit in with that group.  Today, I played around with a type 3 outfit … Continue reading

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2 by 2

T-shirts, that is!!  I made 2 more over the weekend! I have some more t-shirt fabrics ready to go, but I’ve decided to make a quick pair of work pants first.  I’m using the pants from McCalls 5818, one of … Continue reading

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The rest of the story…

And here is the rest of the story of Burda 7188.   I wore this to work yesterday and got pictures of it on me. I will say that I LOVE this top for work.  Loose, comfortable and the sleeves are … Continue reading

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