Category: Weave and sew

Jupe avec des vélos

This is really not the greatest shot of this finished skirt – taken this morning before I left for work in our very dimly-lit living room….. but you get the basic idea. A new skirt, made from two tones of linen-blend with four appliqued… Continue Reading “Jupe avec des vélos”

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A summer get-away.

Despite the weather, we are heading out on our first summer family get-away this week. Lincoln City, Oregon here we come! (By way of explanation – my parents rent a condo in Lincoln City for a month every year because they love the Oregon… Continue Reading “A summer get-away.”

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Girl with a new dress on.

So here it is – the dress with many mishaps: Made with Burda Pattern #7659 and $20 worth of fabric (quilting cotton) – this is my first ever attempt at making a dress for myself. After making it in the wrong size (too big… Continue Reading “Girl with a new dress on.”

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More adventures in sewing.

Two mishaps: I put my finger under a running sewing machine while trying to stitch a zipper and got a needle through the flesh (to the side, not the nail fortunately). I put together most of a dress pattern – the hardest thing I… Continue Reading “More adventures in sewing.”

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Fashion Friday: My new skirt!

Recognizing this isn’t the best photo – it was shot on my camera this morning before work. But here! Proof that I made and wore my very own skirt! It’s a little bit more see-through than I would like so I’m going to have… Continue Reading “Fashion Friday: My new skirt!”

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