Category Archives: Handmade Garments

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Carpet Jacket: Fusibly Tailored

Thanks everyone for your lovely thoughts in my last post about this jacket and my need for a bit of a catharsis throughClick here to view the full post »

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coming up roses

Well friends, thanks so much for your feedback, insight and encouragement in my last post. Meant so much, I’m at aClick here to view the full post »

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mr. afs riveted….

The mister and I have been spending some intense quality time together lately. Yeah, intense is definitely the word hereClick here to view the full post »

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best dressed

Here’s the Simplicity 1654 finale! Ha ha! Since I already had this white leather jacket that I made and neverClick here to view the full post »

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Enter Simplicity 1654 Fitting Muslin

First things first. I did rub-off a pattern for my Garnet Hill inspired dress. I then proceeded to cut out fabric, sewClick here to view the full post »

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Behind the Seams: Pink Walrus Jacket

First things first. Today was my farewell to Project Sewn. Thank you everyone for your support and sweet comments aboutClick here to view the full post »

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dapper

I hope you all had a steamy lovey weekend filled with v-day celebrations. I did. I mean, I picked out some old HarlequinClick here to view the full post »

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Pink Walrus

Here’s project #2 for Project Sewn, y’all. This has been a week, I tell ya. Lots of things didn’t workClick here to view the full post »

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Behind the Seams | Fashion Icon Challenge

Today, I thought I would answer a few questions I received about my green jacket that I made for Project Sewn. But firstClick here to view the full post »

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brite

This is my first entry into the Project Sewn competition. The theme for this particular week was fashion icon. I mulledClick here to view the full post »

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Country Cutie

Having not tried any of Steph’s Cake patterns as yet, several months ago there was a call for pattern testers andClick here to view the full post »

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Tyleretta

This is another Tyler shirt. Compared to jackets (and I’ve been on a jacket kick for sometime) shirts whip up inClick here to view the full post »

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T is for Tyler

So have y’all heard about Named Patterns? There are so many indie pattern companies now (its so awesome, dontchaClick here to view the full post »

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Happy Accidents

Several months ago, I was gifted a Boden catalog from a lady I work with. It was love at first sight! This clothingClick here to view the full post »

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slippery

I banged (bunged?) out a dress last week (post still pending) and found that the only way to go about not having itClick here to view the full post »

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Head of the Class

For a little while, I guess (fine fine, for a quite awhile, I admit) I’ve had an obsession with finding, fittingClick here to view the full post »

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Genius

Whoops! Sorry about the class link everyone, here is the correct link for the 20% off Sew Better, Sew Faster. When JanetClick here to view the full post »

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Leopard Twist

It seems like foreva since I shared a sewing project with you. Shame on me! I would love to just say, “I’veClick here to view the full post »

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Obsession

Finished! My obsession jacket – a rub-off of my mom’s vintage 70′s jacket, with fitting alterations &#Click here to view the full post »

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WIP

the original jacket, my mother’s I’ve been working on a rub-off of my mom’s old 70s boyfriend jacket.Click here to view the full post »

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Wearable Muslin

If you’ve read me for any length of time, you’ll know that I don’t make wearable muslins. In fact, IClick here to view the full post »

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Study in Scarlet

Here is my second pair of Burda 7447. Here’s a quick and dirty fact list for you: Pattern: Burda 7447 Fabric: RedClick here to view the full post »

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Season Opener

Here is my first project of 2013. Pants. Told ya! To boot, I made these pants to go specifically with this top. Kind ofClick here to view the full post »

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Winter Coat for My Man: Finish Line

Drum roll please. Here it is! The COAT! The finished coat and its on my man and he loves it. It’s a prettyClick here to view the full post »