Scrap Busting: Sun/Eyeglasses Case

For a while, my sunglasses and reading glasses had been neatly lined up on a table waiting for the day when I would have time to sew them soft cases to keep them protected. I…

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Pintucks and Polka Dots: Simplicity 8551

Note: I started writing this blog before recent events have completely changed the way we live. I considered deleting the whole introduction, but I decided to leave it as is. There is something comforting about…

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A Gray Grainline Linden

A few years ago, I tried to sew a Grainline Linden. These were my pre-muslin days, when I would hack into fabric with the absolute certainty only granted to those who know nothing. The fabric…

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The Blackwood Cardigan

I try not to do not buy RTW clothing. Since I started sewing, I feel that my expectations about quality have been raised beyond what most stores I can afford can match. And there is…

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The Sutton Blouse

As much as I love dresses, I do not have the habit of wearing them to work. My life would be much easier without the need to match two or three garment pieces at 6:30…

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