Monthly Archives: May 2014

Mccalls 6566

Mccalls 6566 crossed the finish line today!!!!!!!! First, let me say, this is a really loose fitting top.  I ended up taking in the side seams by about 4 inches total, and I also raised sleeve curve.  The shirt was … Continue reading

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Burda 7576

Here’s my version!  I just made the top from this pattern, but I really like the other two pieces.  I think this pattern is a keeper.   I switched up the collar…while the small stand one was okay, I just decided … Continue reading

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Reviews are posted!!!

I always get such a sense of accomplishment when I post a review. Here’s the ones for my sister’s dress and toppers. Dress:   Black Lace Topper:   Pink Cardi:  I have a red version of Burda top that I’m … Continue reading

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Yet another Jalie V-neck Tee

Yes, I do love my Jalie Tees!!!  Today I made one in a bright, bold blue that I picked up from Needle Nook Fabrics today! Here it is!!!   This fabric is really nice.  It’s a jersey, but it seems … Continue reading

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Change in plans…

Change is the only constant and I do believe that to be true!  My sister really wanted Vogue 1223, but the fabric that we received wasn’t the right stuff.  I was able to get in touch with the seller in … Continue reading

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You take the good…you take the bad…

Hello fellow sewistas! I’ve been somewhat missing lately, but there just hasn’t been too much going on on the sewing front.  I’ve been waiting for the fabric to come for my sister’s dress, Vogue 1223,  blogged a bit here: Continue reading

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Here and there…

Ok, I’m going to try to tie up some of these loose ends while my bread is going through it’s first rise.    That means fast typing!  🙂 For the Liebster – I’m absolutely honored that “Nice Dress! Thanks I made … Continue reading

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A preview of upcoming attactions….

1.  My sister’s dress for a wedding this summer.  I mailed the muslin home yesterday for a long distance fitting. It’s Vogue 1223.  I made the muslin from the lining pieces. 2.  A question about a full bust adjustment.   … Continue reading

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