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Coral polka dots at the sea

Polka Dot Sorbetto Tank @lclarke522

I sewed a polka dot tank, which turned out to be the perfect layering piece for Ocean City in May. (And now I want to go back down the shore.)

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Vintage sheet extravaganza

11 shirts 02

What do you get when you take three vintage sheet remnants, and two free sewing patterns? Six nearly free Summer shirts!

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06 shirt 02

A little distance between me and my failed sewing project was just what I needed. And now I have a pattern that works, and a prototype that is totally wearable.

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Sewing FAIL

125/365: May 5 - Bad sewing day

One of these days I will learn that I should just suck it up and do a full bust adjustment on any new shirt patterns I try. This, unfortunately, was not that day, and now I have two very wide, very unattractive tents to wear.

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