Monthly Archives: July 2010

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mom times wednesday

Yesterday I went out to my parent’s house to hang out with my mom. My dad is up at the cabin working on the pontoon boat motor (always boat motors are breaking, what is the deal with boats?!) so we … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

a summer chambray top

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book news

I’ve been so busy with work and my sister’s wedding that I never had time to mention that I will have a pattern variation in the upcoming BurdaStyle Book. The book will include I believe 5 open source patterns included … Continue reading

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weddings

My sister got married yesterday, which is why it’s been a bit silent around here. Everything went off well, including my cat and I making the boutonnieres the morning of the wedding. She sure was a great help and kept … Continue reading

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beets beets beets

[photos by well-crafted] I’ve never cooked beets, though we order them frequently when out and devour them at friend’s houses so a few nights ago we decided it was high time and I tried out a loose beet recipe from … Continue reading

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a few things

This is a bit late but I did a little guest blogging over on Bliss in a Teacup on Tuesday about summer in Chicago. Also, I decided that it was time for a little freshening up around here. I got … Continue reading

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Progress Report

slow progress

Things have been going pretty smoothly, though slowly, on my sister’s wedding dress. Here are a few progress shots designed to not really show much of the dress (in case anyone reading shouldn’t be seeing). Wedding dresses have so many … Continue reading

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fourth of july

Hope everyone had a very happy fourth of july! Mine was full of sewing and cutting for my sister’s wedding dress. Things will be sort of uneventful around here until after the 17th when the dress is finally complete and … Continue reading

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goings on in the studio

Over the weekend I draped up this little pattern with the intent of making 2 tops and a dress from it’s basic shape. I usually don’t drape, flat patterning is how I roll, so I decided to switch it up … Continue reading

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