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The Late 60's Three-Armhole "Wrap-arounder" Dress

     It's time to highlight an inventive fashion oddity from the past.  No, the three-armhole, wrap-arounder, Simplicity #7572 "Jiffy" dress pattern was not meant for ladies with three arms...just for the modern woman on the go.  In the blink of an eye, this dress is on and ready to be worn as is for and easy, breezy look,…See More
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A Little 1950's Bra Top for a Pin-Up Style Summer

     Going out of your own personal comfort zone can be hard without a strong incentive to precipitate making that first move ahead.  I'm not usually alright with small amounts of clothing on myself out in public, so making a vintage bra top was a bit out of my comfort zone but it sounded incredibly fun and different at the same time.  Stephanie at "The Girl with the Star Spangled Heart" blog hosted a…See More
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A Compliment by Contrast - My Leather and Chiffon Dress

     Many times I have special vision when sighting a rather disappointing pattern envelope cover.  Somehow I can see past the wrong fabric or trims or styling that was chosen.  Maybe I can see the creative potential of patterns because I love being artistic and thinking outside the box...who knows.       Nevertheless, this leather and chiffon dress was definitely one of those surprising, creative, out-of-the-box projects which turned out to be wonderful staple I turn to wear frequently.  It…See More
Jun 28
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"Oh, You're My Favorite Color - Camouflage"

     Brad Paisley certainly has something there with his 2011 hit song about "Camouflage".  The lyrics are ingenious and literally right on - "...You can blend in in the country.  You can stand out in the fashion world. Be invisible to a white tail (deer), irresistible to a redneck girl."  There is even a verse about a mom that knew how to sew, and did a favor for her daughter's prom night.  Listen to the song and read its lyrics at the same time by clicking…See More
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This week, we're going to the unfinished projects pile for The Return of the UFO Upload your photo and tag it "UFO"

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  • October 15 UFO Challenge
  • October 22 Fall Palette
  • October 29 Halloween
  • November 5 Aprons

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The Sew Weekly Reunion 2013 1 Reply

Hello all!We are having the Sew Weekly Reunion and would love it if you could join us.For more info, please check out …Continue

Started by Adey Lim in Sew Weekly Themed Sew-Alongs. Last reply by adriana Nov 14, 2013.

challenge copyright

Does anyone know if the challenges have some kind of copyright to them?  I wanted to put some up on another forum.  Have e-mailed Mena, but no reply so far. SarahContinue

Started by Sarah Day in Sew Weekly Themed Sew-Alongs Jun 11, 2013.

Pattern ideas, 1 yard of canvas weight fabric 4 Replies

I got a little carried away buying this fabric and now I don't know what to do with it! After shipping costs and customs charges it was really expensive but I think its super cute and too scared to commit to cutting something out.Originally brought…Continue

Started by Arnika knight in Resources and Such. Last reply by Kristine Fachet May 13, 2013.

London Sewing Meet up

Im running a sewing meet up April 20th. You are invited to join me and other 30 talented sewist for a day of sewing chatter and fabric shopping.Date: April 20, 2013.10:30 Met at V&A. I will be waiting for you at the museum grand entrance.…Continue

Started by Rachel Pinheiro in Meet & Greet Apr 9, 2013.

 
 
 

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