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The Austin Top

This past January, we spent a week in Austin. Before our trip, we spent a lot of time doing research. My boyfriend and I like to do research—when looking for a restaurant, buying a product,…

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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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Space Pants and Star Pants: An Intergalactic Workout Leggings Duo

I like to think of myself as an active person. When I was younger, I had the time and disposition to hit the gym Monday through Friday. Making exercising a priority became more difficult as…

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Three Little Dresses

A few months ago, I purchased two cuts of Cotton+Steel jersey fabric at Michael Levine. They were not cheap; when I placed the bolts on the cutting table, the store clerk read me the price…

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Seamwork Kaye Pattern, Or How to Show Your Thick Thighs Some Love During Summer

I have been blessed with strong, thick legs. I get them from my mom. Even though I have been plagued at different times and in different ways about body issues and my weight, I have…

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