Monthly Archives: August 2014

A mix and match T, plus this and that

I went down to the sewing room this morning without a real goal in mind.  I saw the machines were still threaded with black, realized the next T in the line up was also black….so the decision of what to … Continue reading

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A tale of three tees

First up – The purple Jalie 2805.  Perfect, as usual.  🙂  This is the perfect tee pattern for a fabric with lots of 4 way stretch.      Next up is the same t, but with a Full Bust Adjustment. … Continue reading

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A Jalie V Neck Tee in Progress

I know, I know, who would have thunk it?!!! I’ve been so busy lately there hasn’t been that much time for sewing, but I did cut out (yet) another Jalie V neck. This one is in a really rich purple. … Continue reading

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A new T pattern and Burda 7188 on me!

Finished product up first!!!!!  I got my husband to take a photo of me before work this morning.  This was taken around 6:15AM or so and honestly, I can’t believe how awake I look!  Ha ha! Thoughts on the shirt … Continue reading

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Burda 7188 Take 2, and Jalie 3352

The 2nd Burda 7188 is DONE!!!!  Here’s the finished product: I’m feeling very ambivalent about this top…it looks okay, but when I wear it, it feels like I have pajamas on!  There’s just something  that feels casual about that fabric … Continue reading

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