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2022: Best in Sewing

In the best tradition of reflecting upon the year that is almost over, I have compiled a list of my favorite makes this year. Some made the list because they were in high rotation throughout…

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Goth Holiday Party Outfits: Free Patterns and Tutorials

The holidays are a stressful time for many. Whether you are attending or hosting parties, there are many decisions, big and small, that go with whatever role you are playing. While some challenges can destroy…

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Birthday Dress: Yet Another Aubépine Dress

On November 12, I will complete one more trip around the sun. I come from a family where birthdays are a big deal (especially for my mom, with whom I share my birthday). Since I…

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A Muslin, a Costume, a Dress: The Megan

Oh, joy! For the first time in two years, Halloween is back in full swing. In 2020, I had a great time attending my favorite DJ’s virtual club. Last year, even though some clubs in…

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An Almost Wilder Gown

Loose, flowy dresses are my favorite garments. They allow for my body to fluctuate in weight, they are easier to fit, and they look gorgeous. Apart from corsets, I don’t enjoy any clothing that squeezes…

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