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A Summer Halter Dress to Swoon Over…

Gasp! Can you believe how sweet this frock is? This just popped into my email inbox this morning. Sigh…. Run, donClick here to view the full post »

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Vintage Sewing

Earlier this week I made a pit stop at my local thrift store after having lunch with some friends. I was trollingClick here to view the full post »

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Authentic Inspiration from Casey of Elegant Musings

Today’s post comes from Casey of Elegant Musings. I’ve followed Casey for a very long time and have alwaysClick here to view the full post »

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My Fabric Picks for the Ginger Sewalong

I think picking the fabric for any project is probably my most favorite part of sewing. I love fabric. I collect it tooClick here to view the full post »

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A modern history of the A-line

Today’s post is from Sarai of Colette Patterns – the owner of the pattern company that drafted the skirt weClick here to view the full post »

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Beginner’s First Ginger Sewalong Kickoff

Friends, its here! Are you so excited or what? I’m way excited to be sewing along with you. I’ve received soClick here to view the full post »

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the Shift Dress

1920s flapper dress – image source The past two weeks its been shift pattern madness in the shop and you’veClick here to view the full post »

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An Alternative to Silk

I had a very interesting question emailed to me from a reader and I thought it was worthy of a post, especially as IClick here to view the full post »

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Fit for an Outing – Me Made at the Door

It was snowing the day I took these shots. I was just about to walk out the door with a flute friend to go and look atClick here to view the full post »

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In the Shop – Shift Dress Madness

Alot of shift dresses came into my possession last week! Admittedly, this is not a design I have ever really favored,Click here to view the full post »

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Romancing a Stitch 4/8/2011

Scored some seriously fabulous 60′s vintage patterns this week! Take a look at this Chester Weinberg pattern. HowClick here to view the full post »

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Romancing a Stitch 4/1/2011

I thought I would start a little something new here. Wheels start turning and ideas start popping into my head andClick here to view the full post »

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How to Make Hand Worked Buttonholes

Yesterday, you saw the blouse where I applied these lovelies. Today, I’m going to show you how to make your ownClick here to view the full post »

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A Grand Giveaway + Storytime!!!

Today is a very good day. Awhile back Shabby Apple contacted me and asked me to host a giveaway for one of my readers toClick here to view the full post »

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On My Sewing Table

Spring is in the air! I was able to snap a shot of this fat little dove that was perched out on my balcony railing.Click here to view the full post »

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Fabric Shopping in SLC

This past Friday, I was out fabric shopping. Now, I know that you know that I need fabric like a hole in my head, butClick here to view the full post »

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Shop Sweetness

The shop is finally at full speed again. Well again is probably not the best word as now I’m doing this full-timeClick here to view the full post »

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Fit for an Outing ~ Stripes & Polka Dots

I’ve been meaning to do outfit posts like these for awhile now. I find, sometimes more than others, that actuallyClick here to view the full post »

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Pretty Vintage vs. Ugly Vintage

Vested Interest, Three-On-A-Match, Half-N-Half; I adore this rather fabulous set of knitted frocks, especially theClick here to view the full post »

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Pick a Peck of Patterns and Cloth

Catching up on the Spring Palette Challenge I need to disclose my fabric and pattern goals. And I must say, this was soClick here to view the full post »

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Loving Yourself

I realize that V-Day was yesterday and perhaps this post should have gone up then, but I was so excited to finally haveClick here to view the full post »

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My Spring Palette Challenge Story

What with the Trouser Sewalong finished, I’ve been searching around for inspiration to sew something different. IClick here to view the full post »

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Inspiring Me

This giveaway is now closed! Thank you for all your comments! One lucky winner will be announced February 15, 2011. I&#Click here to view the full post »

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Wrinkles

Sigh…… These are all images I gathered from around the web. The first two are from Oprah.com where they wereClick here to view the full post »