Category Archives: Inspiring Me

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Noteworthy Bottoms

I’ve had many questions and such about why I chose Burda #127 for the Trouser Sewalong. I’ll admit now, thatClick here to view the full post »

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A Discussion on Pants with Cal Patch

I was reading in Design It Yourself Clothes the other night. Just before going to bed. I’ve been having a littleClick here to view the full post »

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Interview with a real life Sewaholic

I simply could not resist doing an interview with Tasia Pona from Sewaholic Patterns. Her debut pattern, the PendrellClick here to view the full post »

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Delicious Fall Fashion from Talbot’s

I used to work at Harold’s when I was in college (it’s since gone out of business, I think). Just a littleClick here to view the full post »

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What Aging Means to Me

It all started at work. Many exasperating topics start there for me. I work mostly with women which can also beClick here to view the full post »

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Recreating a Boyfriend’s Jacket

You’ve probably been wondering if I will ever sew a garment again. I haven’t come out with a garment since&#Click here to view the full post »

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McCall’s 7377 – A Zip-Up Dress with…..a Knitted Sweater

As I mentioned last week, I made a serious haul on vintage patterns. Most are in the shop as I type, a few yet still toClick here to view the full post »

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Guest Post: Vivat Veritas

It’s been quite some time since I’ve had a guest over here on the blog. Ms. Chie of Vivat Veritas contactedClick here to view the full post »

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A Look Back at Self Stitched September

Yeah, it’s now October. Whewwwww! I have really loved participating in Self Stitched September, but I am glad thatClick here to view the full post »

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The Last of Self Stitched September

I wasn’t able to post last Sunday, so this post is extra long as I decided to fit all of those days up until theClick here to view the full post »

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For All You Fabric Addicts Out There

If you’re going to sew, you’re going to want to buy fabric. Fabric is my Magnificent Obsession, and if you&#Click here to view the full post »

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Fashion Photographer

I decided to write this post not only in honor of Self Stitched September, but also because I get several emails fromClick here to view the full post »

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The Real Me

I know I’ve been a little absent these days. To be real with you for a minute, its been really hard for me to keepClick here to view the full post »

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Self Stitched September – Right in the Middle

Nearing the middle of Self Stitched September days has been interesting for me. I’m actually taking more interestClick here to view the full post »

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More Self Stitched September Days

I have to admit that I really love featuring and wearing my handmade garments. For me, participating in this event hasClick here to view the full post »

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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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Stitching Spotlights 9.3.2010

For this glorious month of September, I thought it would be fun to feature those who were participating in the SelfClick here to view the full post »

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Self Stitched September Kickoff

So here we are. September. The moment we’ve all been waiting for. A full month long event filled with days andClick here to view the full post »

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Pencil Skirt Sew Along & A Gazillion Ways to Build a Better Pencil Skirt

Oh, Oh, Oh! I’m so excited to have a little sew along! Hip Hip Hooray! So, the whole goal of this is to get youClick here to view the full post »

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Stitching Spotlights 8.6.2010

I’ve been doing some heavy duty cleaning out, which is why the delayed posts. The latest spritzer upper was goingClick here to view the full post »

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Pencil Skirt Love

A smattering of different ideas to fuss up a pencil along the top row of images I decided to tackle a couple of pencilClick here to view the full post »

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Stitching Spotlights 7.23.2010

This week has been a terribly good week for me. I’ve been able to get some sewing done and go thrifting, which byClick here to view the full post »

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Stitching Spotlights 7.16.2010

I’m thinking sizzingly hot summer days, pink ladies, las vegas, carnivals….you know stuff like that. GoshClick here to view the full post »

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Beauty vs. Brains

I work in an office with many other women. Some have a sense of style and try to put their best foot forward beauty-wiseClick here to view the full post »