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Disaster Strikes!

Disaster struck last night while I was working on my floral skirt! While happily ironing the hem and watching Sex and the City, I left the iron face-down for too long and the fabric shredded in my hands. Look – it’s so upsetting! I melted a 6-8 inch section of my hem, and it pulled […]

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Colette Patterns: so pretty!

I was delighted to find Colette Patterns during my search for patterns and fabric online. Everything about this site is appealing, from the fantastic vintage-yet-classic line of patterns, to the Gallery of finished creations shared by other people. And I think I found the perfect pattern for my red straight skirt – Beignet. The description […]

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Top 10 Sewing Projects for 2010

Some people make New Year’s Resolutions. I’m going to make Sewing Resolutions instead! Here is my Top 10 list of the projects I want to make this year: 1. A Statement Coat, in a bright colour. One of those coats that you can throw on over any outfit and look instantly put-together (even over old […]

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