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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Fear Is a Terrible Thing…

  I have spent hours obsessing over a hem that is not exactly straight or waistband sides that do not match. I have ripped finished garments to shreds because of some flaw only I could…

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A Sewing Corner of My Own

For most of my sewing life, my studio was my dining table. We eat at the coffee table while watching TV (I know, I know, we are grown-ups, but what can I say?), so we…

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