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Jen’s 2015 Year End Sewing Review

I love the end of the year, partially because I enjoy reflecting on what happened over the past 12 months, but also because I get really excited about making plans and goals for the upcoming year. I did a TON of … Continue reading

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Kendra’s Silk Archer

Pattern: Archer Button Up Shirt Fabric: Silk Chiffon & Crepe De Chine Mods: Changed the armhole shape I’m in the process of drawing up my fall ‘15 wardrobe plans and it has me looking at what I already have, what I really need, … Continue reading

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An Alder for All Seasons

Pattern: Alder Shirtdress Fabric: Feral Childe Thieves Linen/Tencel Mods: None, cut a straight size 4 It’s that time of year where fall is rapidly approaching but summer just hasn’t given up quite yet. Over the past week I’ve worn both … Continue reading

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Blue Lace Watson

Garment Details Pattern | Watson Bra Lace | Lace Fabrics Etsy Bra Findings | Blackbird Fabrics Bra Strapping | Blackbird Fabrics A few weeks ago it was boiling hot outside and I was trying to figure out what to wear to … Continue reading

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A New Denim Moss Etc.

Outfit Details Skirt Pattern | Moss Skirt Top Pattern | Penny Raglan (personal) Bra Pattern | Watson Shoes | Bryr Clogs After our chat the other week on photographing and posting finished projects I’ve been super motivated (well relative to … Continue reading

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Kendra’s Plaid Flannel Archer

So, spring is taking a little longer than I’d like to get here or should I say get here and STAY here. Although we have had some wonderful sunny, 60-70 degree days here in Chicago, we have also had some … Continue reading

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Hemlock Tee in Woven Stripes

Occasionally I get questions about making the Hemlock Tee in woven fabrics so I thought my latest blog collaboration with Britex Fabrics would be a perfect time to showcase that yes, it is possible! The fabric I used for this … Continue reading

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Mariner Stripe Linden Sweater

Pattern: Linden Sweatshirt Fabric: Body / Ribbing Size: 2 at bust graded to 6 at hips Modifications: Finished neckband is 1″ and hem ribbing is split at side seams with longer ribbing in back. One thing I really wanted to … Continue reading

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Linden Sweatshirt View B

Pattern: Linden Sweatshirt View B Self Fabric: French Terry Ribbing: None used Size: Straight 6 because it needed to be photographed on my dress form. Typically I would use a 2 or 4 bust graded down to a 4 or … Continue reading

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Linden Sweatshirt View A

Today I’m sharing more photos of my View A Linden Sweatshirt and a bit more info about the pattern. Lets start with the pattern and fabric basics. Pattern: Linden Sweatshirt View A Self Fabric: French Terry Ribbing: Hacci Rib Knit Size: … Continue reading

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