Category Archives: McCalls

McCalls 5975 and Kwik Sew 2101

McCalls 5975 is finished!!!  I completed it a week ago or so and have worn it a couple of times so far.  It’s a winner!  Just to refresh, I wanted a simple knit dress that I could make up in lots of … Continue reading

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2015 Wrap up, and Sew Many Dresses, Sew Little Time, and Sewaholic Thurlows

I’m a bit behind on blog posts and I had intended each of these to be a standalone…but let’s face it…I’m better off writing less and scrunching them into one post because I have time now.  🙂   It’s early … Continue reading

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KS 1066…again, McCAlls 7249 and Kwik Sew 3793

Lots of sewing has been going on lately!    I decided that I wanted a black slip, so I made another 1066.  This was to go under McCalls 7249. This dress is a huge winner!  I want to make another … Continue reading

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McCalls 7198 – Test Shorts

We have huge storms rolling though Kansas this evening, so I had some time to spend in the sewing room.  I picked this pattern up over the weekend and wanted to try it out so I looked in the scraps … Continue reading

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Christmas Sewing – McCalls 5284

The Christmas Aprons, while not my favorite fabric, were a hit! So, as with all good things they deserve repeating!  This weekend, I finished a simple one for my mom. It has snowmen on it!  She LOVES Christmas and will … Continue reading

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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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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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