Night Out: Black Velvet Natalie Dress

Many lives ago, I used to write for a heavy metal magazine in Brazil. One of my responsibilities was to review concerts. I was not paid for my job, but I got free tickets and…

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Goth Spring: Adding Lace Details to a T-Shirt

We all have that favorite piece of clothing we love so much that we wear it to death. When that moment comes, you cry, fists raised to the sky, and scream, “Why? Why my beautiful…

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Order in the Sewing Room

I will be the first one to admit, I am a pattern and fabric hoarder. I have way too many patterns. I blame Joann and its dollar sales for the absurd number of patterns that…

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Spring Sewing: The Violet Blouse

When I first started sewing, I let a beautiful fabric or a recently-released pattern guide my decisions. Even though most of what I wear is black, I bought a bunch of colorful fabric. Even though…

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Wardrobe Builder: The T-Shirt

I am not afraid to profess my undying love of T-shirts. I wear them to work, to the gym, and to bed. As a teenage metalhead, I lived in a Metallica’s Jump into the Fire…

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