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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 project is this large print, super graphic, black and white striped silk and my goal was to make use […]

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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 try out while working on the Linden pattern but never had time to do was […]

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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 6 at the hip depending on the fit I wanted. View B of the Linden […]

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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 Swea/product-tag/linden/tshirt View A Self Fabric: French Terry Ribbing: Hacci Rib Knit Size: Straight 6 because it needed to be photographed on my dress form. Typically I would […]

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  • Sewn: Black + White Sleeved Alder

    Pattern: Alder Shirtdress View A with sleeves from the Archer Button Up Pattern Tutorial: Archer + Alder Variation Fabric: Carolina Gingham 1″ from Robert Kaufman Shoes: Rachel Comey Penpals (cause someone always asks about the shoes) I posted the tutorial on this dress last Friday but since the weather has been a bit rainy here […]

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  • Alder Shirtdress Versions 3 & 4: Printed Silk

    Today we have both of the silk versions of the Alder Shirtdress. This first one is made in a woven silk with a bit of body which I think holds the gathers really nicely. A lot of people have asked me where I got this silk and I honestly can’t really remember. I got it […]

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