Category Archives: Handmade Garments

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The First 5 Days…..

I’ve decided to keep you abreast of my Self Stitched September adventures on Sundays. So here goes: the first 5Click here to view the full post »

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Pencil Skirt Sewalong – Finishing Details & My Summer in Italy Skirt

Believe it or not, this skirt has given me fits. I’m finished with my pencil skirt and I’m sure you areClick here to view the full post »

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How to: Create a Vent

Hey friends! Please note that as of 4/6/2012, this tutorial has been refashioned. The instructions and photos have allClick here to view the full post »

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Pencil Skirt Sewalong – the Fitting

So, here we go. Tackling a basic pencil skirt. All together now. These collective gatherings (that’s what I&#Click here to view the full post »

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Danger! Curves Ahead Pencil Skirt

Here is number 1 of three pencil skirts fit to be made for my Self Stitched September-ness. This is the Jenny SkirtClick here to view the full post »

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Pretty Little Underthings

When I’m out shopping or thrifting I always look for silk, real silk not polyester or nylon, underthings. They areClick here to view the full post »

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Peachy Pout Sweater

In preparation for Self Stitched September, it was definitely time to start pulling out unfinished projects from theClick here to view the full post »

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Boysenberry Pastry Blouse with a Secret Ingredient

This is a blouse I made from a McCall’s 1980′s pattern. I really do love vintage patterns. Truly I do. ButClick here to view the full post »

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Bella Sweet Slacks

I know, I know, it’s been quite some time since I posted a finished creation. I’ve finished up a few looseClick here to view the full post »

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Forever In Blue Jeans, Babe

Um…. and you thought I wore the pants here? If you don’t know by now, this is my Mr. S. And I’m hisClick here to view the full post »

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Perfect Spring Dress

This dress has morphed into a Frankenstein all its own. Started out with this inspiration, found this pattern, foundClick here to view the full post »

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Naughty Secretary

It’s only fitting that I am a secretary and I’m naughty and I made this stellar little dress for myself. ItClick here to view the full post »

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How to Fit My Body

I’ve seen alot of fitting issues in the sewing community and I wanted to throw my two cents in of the fittingClick here to view the full post »

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Winners and Fitting My Perfect Spring Dress

Hip Hip Hooray! We have two lucky Spring Egg Winners! The random number generator picked 4 and 7. Angela and Lynne, I&#Click here to view the full post »

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Raindrop Coat on a Lady Grey Day

“Tut tut, it looks like rain.” ~ Winnie the Pooh It’s raining outside. That really gentle kind of rainClick here to view the full post »

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Red Vixen Dress

Here she is folks, my Red Vixen Dress. I finally finished her up this week and I’m pretty excited about how sheClick here to view the full post »

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Pretty Progress

This is what has been finished of my wiggle dress so far.  Remember, I told you about the vintage pattern I boughtClick here to view the full post »

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The Green Silk Play Dress

Can Olive come out and play? Why yes, she’s put on her perfect play dress just for the occasion! Here it is folksClick here to view the full post »

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A Zipper Conundrum

I always have trouble with zippers. Here you have my almost finished green silk dress. I’m thinking about addingClick here to view the full post »

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Ice Cream Top, Sprinkles Included

Happy New Year Everyone! I have this fabulous feeling that its going to be a great 2010. 2009 was a good year for me. IClick here to view the full post »

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Purple Dress From Newlook 6674

Here’s another hand-made fancy I finished up a little bit ago. Not surprisingly this has taken an entire year toClick here to view the full post »

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Something Sparkly

Here it is folks, my finished spring jacket. As you know, or at least I think I informed you, that I was usingClick here to view the full post »

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Testing 1, 2, 3…

My bestest friend came to stay with me over the weekend. I didn’t hardly get to see her and I’m missing herClick here to view the full post »