Category Archives: Handmade Garments

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I’m looking at you, J. Peterman

Marlene Dietrich, here I come. The best complement to this coat would be a stunning pair of leather gloves, a shot ofClick here to view the full post »

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hello world

Why, hello there! Remember me? I have to tell you all that it feels like ages since I was here. Like, physically andClick here to view the full post »

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His & Hers Camp Shirts

Mr. AFS and myself had this grand idea of going camping this summer. This is not to say that we’ve never beenClick here to view the full post »

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Mint Julep

I know, I know. Hiatus is a fairly lax word for what I’ve been on lately. Sheesh. Rather than apologize and tellClick here to view the full post »

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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 »