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Matchy matchy

I was in the mood for a new shirt last week, so I cut into the cotton lawn print I’d been saving for another Heather Ross Summer Blouse. I had originally thought that with such lightweight fabric, maybe a long sleeved shirt in summer would work out ok.  But that was March, and this was […]

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Summer Blouse, take two (well, actually, three)

Remember my first try at the Weekend Sewing Summer Blouse?  I like it ok, but it sort of reminds me of scrubs.  Not sure why.  Anyway, I futzed around with the pattern this weekend, adding an inch here and removing an inch there, sewing up a sleeveless version, and rejecting it because it fit awfully […]

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More weekend sewing

I made the Weekend Sewing shirt today, using a thrifted sheet.  And I am fairly sure I chose poorly, when it came to size.  It came out entirely too wide, and the sleeves were too long.  Strangely, though, I thought the shirt itself could have used another few inches of length. I was really not […]

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Weekend Sewing

I think the book is aptly-named.  It’s the weekend, and I have been sewing. I had Weekend Sewing by Heather Ross on my wish list, and I really was going to avoid buying it and just wait for my birthday.  But this week I started seeing projects pop up here and there, and well, it […]

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