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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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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Simplicity 1197: I Made a Coat!

  What better way to start the year than with a sewing challenge? After recovering from the sewing hangover from Halloween, I was ready to try something new. I had two options: a coat or…

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