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She sews!

Built by Wendy 3835 Modified

I needed some new tops to wear to work, so I went back to my old, easy standby: Built by Wendy, Simplicity 3835. I’ve been sewing this pattern for 11 years! It’s the first shirt I learned to sew, and it’s still the easiest. It’s got nothing in the way of shaping, so no fussy darts to mess with. And the simple pattern shapes are easy to modify.

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TWiP: End of Summer Escapes

This Week in Pictures, Week 35, 2018

It was brutally hot this week. We had a family trip to the beach, and I took a solo one-night vacation at my parents’ house where I enjoyed a refreshing dip in their pool, a night in my old bedroom, and big cup of coffee in bed before heading to work. It was lovely. There was also a lot of knitting… I finished that shawl last night!

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TWiP: Citrus

This Week in Pictures, Week 34, 2018

The colors this week have tended to the lime and the orange. It’s mostly due to the new tops I sewed. Yes, I actually pulled out the sewing machine this week and whipped up some new stuff for my closet. I plan to give them their own post, just as soon as I finish the last of the four, and I’ve had a chance for a little back yard photo shoot.

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