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Jun 28
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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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Serpentine Style Dressing for 1948

     With Vintage Vogue #2787 dress having an S-shaped front, that letter can here stand for words such as 'stunning style', but I can also unfortunately use the words 'skeptical', or even 'stifling'.  Once, however, I accessorized my dress, wore it out to a few events, and even received a few compliments, the 'stifling'  and 'skeptical' part faded away.  Who couldn't help feeling like a movie star in a vintage dress that looks like this?!…See More
May 12



This Week's Themed Challenge

This week, we're going to the unfinished projects pile for The Return of the UFO Upload your photo and tag it "UFO"

See the photos from this week's challenge


Upcoming Themes

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


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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