2018: A Sewing Review

For someone who lives so much in her head, I do not have the habit to reflect officially. I do not keep a journal; I have tried a million times, but it is not something…

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Pour Some Frosting on Me: The Joni Dress

Less Frosting, More Cake I like sewing party dresses. I love choosing a pretty fabric, selecting a fancy pattern with a special detail, and spend hours with a new technique. I make a muslin and…

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Catra, The Ultimate Cat Lady

  I grew up without Halloween. Brazilians have their share of wearing costumes (Carnaval) and passing out candy (Saint Cosme and Saint Damião Celebration), but it was only in the past two decades that Halloween…

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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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