Category Archives: Fabric

Merry Christmas Mom

Wow, haven’t posted in a while! Mainly because Halloween hit at work (which is madness) and then I jumped right into holiday gift making (…and you can’t really post about secret gift projects before Christmas). I am very excited to … Continue reading

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Complete! New Look 6587

When I pulled this light weight, printed cotton out of my fabric stash a few weeks ago I thought it would look great as a classic shirtwaist dress. So I grabbed New Look Pattern 6587 and went to work. I … Continue reading

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New Skirts for Sale!

As I continue to try and work through some of my fabric stash this summer, I decided to make some skirts for my Etsy shop! There are four new prints available from Running Amuck Designs. Only $32.95 each. Perfect way … Continue reading

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Frilly Purple Apron (Butterick 5302)

This summer I am on a stash busting mission! I have all of this great fabric boxed up in my closet that desperately needs to be transformed into something useful. After deciding it was high time I made the retro … Continue reading

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Plaid Shirt with Pearl Snaps

Last year I realized I had never sewn myself a basic collared shirt. I picked up this cute shirting fabric from Fabrix (over in the Inner Richmond district) and took on the challenge of plaid. I am pretty happy with … Continue reading

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Retro Inspired Holiday Dress

The owners of Mendel’s Far Out Fabrics liked my Halloween dress so much they asked me to make a holiday dress to display in the store. (Luckily, I will get it back in time to wear for Christmas!) The bodice … Continue reading

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First Fully Serged Project!

I enrolled in Beginner Serging by Amy Alan at Craftsy.com a few months back. Finally had time to dive into the 1st project Exposed Zipper Bag Here is how it turned out! I used an upholstery fabric sample square for … Continue reading

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