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Journal Entry

Best Laid Plans, Foiled

I didn’t get a lot of non-pattern development sewing done this winter, it’s not that I didn’t have ideas, plans, or fabric, just a lack of time. I went through some fabric I had earmarked for some fall / winter … Continue reading

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Sewing Tutorials

Split Hem Linden Tutorial

A few months back I posted this split hem mariner stripe Linden and just realized that I never shared the tutorial on how I split the hem. This is a super easy alteration that adds a nice custom touch to the … Continue reading

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Make It

2013 Handmade Ornament Exchange | Snowy Owl

It’s time for the 2013 Ornament Exchange ornament reveals! You may remember this exchange from last year, Kelli over at True Bias came up with the idea last year and I’m so excited to be a part of it for … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

A Serious Garment Backlog

I have a problem. I’m 9 months out from my old life and I still haven’t figured out my garment photography situation. The self timer thing isn’t working well, both in facial expression (soooo bored) and locations, and now that … Continue reading

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Sewing Tutorials

Sewing Tutorial | Lakeside Pajama Shorts Binding

I thought I’d share a little tutorial on applying the bias binding to the shorts of the Lakeside Pajamas. The rest of the sewing is pretty straightforward but this part can get a little tricky due to the binding of … Continue reading

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Sewing Tutorials

Sewing Tutorials | Patching Lace

I’ve noticed a lot of interest in sewing with lace around the internet lately and there seems to be a bit of trepidation in working with it. Lace can be intimidating – it’s usually more expensive than other fabrics, especially as you … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Polka Dot Moss Skirt

Grainline Studio | Polka Dot Moss Skirt
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Journal Entry

2012 Recap | Sewn Projects

Well it’s been quite a full sewing year for me. I wish I had had time to do more for my seasonal wardrobe projects but I think I did pretty well overall in the sewing department. Here’s a roundup of … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks

Tips + Tricks | Chaining (It’s a Video!)

I am super excited to post my first ever video tutorial and for my all time favorite sewing technique, chaining! Seriously I am obsessed with chaining, I will chain anything and everything I can. If you’re a quilter, you might … Continue reading

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Sewing Tutorials

Sewing Tutorial | Inserting a Fly Front Zipper

I used to hate HATE inserting flys until I figured out this awesome method. It’s nothing groundbreaking but I feel like every time I opened a new book or pattern they would give me a slightly different variation on how … Continue reading

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