Category Archives: Handmade Garments

I know you’re dying to know what I’ve sewn, right? Well, take a gander here.

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sew-jo

What are we on here? Numero 7? Yup, you guessed it. This is another Hollyburn skirt. (And for those of you justClick here to view the full post »

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C&S Bespoke, Meet McCall’s 6649

This is one of my first pattern hacks for my beloved McCall’s 6649 (sadly out of print now, boo hoo, but youClick here to view the full post »

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loud

Confession time! You know that I love gorgeous fabric right? I really do. I have this funny thing I do though.Click here to view the full post »

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confection

This is an old skirt. You’ve seen it here and here if you’ve been reading me for a long time. And then ifClick here to view the full post »

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Hollyburn Take 5 & 6

Sigh…. Friends, thank you. Thank you so much for your encouragement in my last post about the Sewing Room.Click here to view the full post »

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dark horse

These are another pair of jeans I made for Mr. AFS. The funny thing was, I was thinking that I would skip doing a blogClick here to view the full post »

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Madd Plaider

The thing was my mom wanted a coat. She’s a true J. Peterman connoisseur and she saw the pics of my J. PetermanClick here to view the full post »

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That Touch of….. Fleece!

First things first. I have an update for you about the September Soiree from last Thursday’s post. It wasClick here to view the full post »

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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 atClick 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 wordClick 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 oldClick 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’tClick 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. ButClick 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. IClick 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 »