Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Sewaholic Pendrell and (another) Burda 7062

After the white tee fail from the last post, I wanted to move onto a guaranteed winner. Since adapting to my new bright color clothing scheme, I’ve had a somewhat limited work wardrobe, so I decided to make a new … Continue reading

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Burda 06-2013-113

I’ve been working on this top this week.   My fabric of choice is a white stretch knit that in hindsight, is too thick and doesn’t have enough recovery. ¬†ūüė¶ Here are pics of the almost finished top. If you … Continue reading

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Burda 7062- Cobalt Blue Pair

I actually made this pair first, so they didn’t get all the fitting adjustments that the 2nd pair did. ¬†Overall, I LOVE the color of these pants…especially with a white top like this one or a solid black on. ¬†I … Continue reading

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Burda 7576 Take 2

Here’s the finished look. ¬†Overall, it’s ok. ¬†I kinda wish I would have left the gathers out. ¬†I’ll wear it every now and again, so I guess it serves it’s purpose…I’m just not in love with it. I’ve moved on … Continue reading

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Tools of the Trade

I had time to work on the green shirt today!!! ¬† I managed to get it cut out and the back sewn together. ¬†Not bad for all the more time I had. The back slit is done! ¬†In my opinion, … Continue reading

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The Finished Product – Burda 7062

The pants are complete!!! ¬†I even wore them out today to do a little bit of shopping. (Just in case you didn’t know, you can click on the pictures and it makes them bigger.) Not bad, but I wish I … Continue reading

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I went down to the sewing room tonight after dinner without a real goal in mind. ¬†I was debating about making up the green burda blouse that’s in the near term plans, but then I decided to cut out another … Continue reading

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When a duck is not a it an osprey? or a goose?? or a horseshoe crab???

For those following along, I started out the year by joining the RTW fast. Immediately, I started obsessing about concentrating on what I should sew. ¬†When your only option is to make your clothes, the allowance for errors/missteps in what … Continue reading

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