• a cloudy looking knit

    Today I finally had the opportunity to dye the knit top I made last weekend. This is the first knit that I’ve both patterned and sewn, and I think it turned out pretty alright. Though it’s pretty boring, I learned a few things making this that I can take into my next top. I’ve got […]

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  • leaf + acorn print

    Today when I got dressed I realized that I had never photographed this dress. As a rule, I try to photograph everything I make and this is why. When my mom was younger she sewed things for herself constantly, but *gasp* over the years has gotten rid of almost everything she had made, leaving only […]

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  • team buttercream

    The ravelympics start tonight! I have decided to attempt to finish this beast by the end of the games, and good riddance to it! I started it 3 1/2 years ago when I moved in with Luke and it’s had a few stalls. The first came when we moved a bunch of Heinecken pieces into […]

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  • wip….thursday?

    Okay, okay, I know it’s supposed to be WIP Wednesday (join up!), but I sort of lost track of time yesterday which led to me not posting and staying up till 3:30am, but I’m trying to make up for the loss today. Which brings me to my socks project. Last time they were featured here […]

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  • workin’ on the wardrobe, etc.

    I have to admit, my wardrobe is pretty stale at this point in time, due mainly to two factors: I am in the poorhouse, and I have no time to sew myself poorhouse clothes. This is because I spend all of my time doing these two things: making people fancy wedding dresses or making people […]

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  • birds + cats

    While my heat was out I decided to try to cheer + warm myself up by making myself this little bird print Helen top. I’m pretty happy about it, except for the fact that IKEA fabric is by far the most wrinkly fabric on the planet. I have made 2 tops from this fabric now […]

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