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  • Sewing a McCalls 6959 Dress (Part 2)

    McCalls 6959 Finished! At the end of the last blog post about my McCalls 6959 wrap dress, everything was cut out and ready to go.…

    Sewing a McCalls 6959 Dress (Part 1)

    Despite the fact that it’s been a bit quiet over here on the blog this month, I’ve actually managed to get some sewing done. Yay,…

    A Bit of Visible Mending

    I’ve been on a bit of a repairing kick recently. Despite having a whole wardrobe of clothes I want to sew, I’ve refashioned a dress…

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    As weird and wonderful holidays go, Count Your Buttons Day is right up there. I’m not sure how I came across it, but apparently 21st…

    Should we only buy fabric when we need to?

    I had an interesting bit of feedback on my post about eco-friendly sewing spaces. My first point in that post was that we should buy…

    Make Your Sewing Space More Eco-Friendly

    Whether you sew in a dedicated room or in a corner of your dining room, there are a few things you can do to make…

    Creating my dream handmade capsule wardrobe

    I have spent forever looking through my sewing patterns, and at some new ones, trying to plan a capsule wardrobe. I don’t want to create…

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