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January 2013 Blog Posts (5)

I 'Heart' Aprons! - A Remake of a UFO

     If you care to learn something about me, know that I love aprons.  I will...and do...wear my collection of aprons A LOT, which is the great thing about making more aprons! (There is always someone to give one to as well.)  My cooking, my gardening, my housework just isn't right if I'm not wearing an apron, and an apron has more than once saved me from an unexpected change of clothes.…


Added by Kelly B. on January 25, 2013 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Christmas Dress

those stringy things on my right side are my glasses... as a second thought they came off for the picture.


I made simplicity 4070, and added sleeves to the dress.  I love cotton dresses, they are casual and comfortable. My husband says my…


Added by Natalie F on January 15, 2013 at 9:31am — 1 Comment

Dress Refashion: Maxi to Peplum

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I hope you all had a great weekend! I was trying to be as productive as I can here at BeingZhenya and bring to life a refashion I’ve been planning for a while! Transforming a maxi…


Added by Evgenia Hutson on January 14, 2013 at 8:05pm — 2 Comments

Happy New Year! My 1930's Evening Gown

    I could always picture myself as Jean Harlow (sans blond hair) wearing a long, satin, bias cut 30's evening gown.  I found my ticket by sewing up Simplicity's 75th Anniversary pattern, 5876.  Finding the pattern, new and uncut, in my size, at a VERY reasonable price before I saw a 'sold' notice...made my persistent waiting pay off!  I was excited to challenge my comfort zone by sewing a formal, fully lined, historical garment.  It is funny, because this dress did indeed proved to be a…


Added by Kelly B. on January 13, 2013 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Baby Steps


Sorry about this post going up so late. It was intended for the first week/challenge of the year. With everything being up in the air about whether or not the Sew Weekly challenges are going to continue this year, I wasn't sure what to do for the first week and was a little hesitant to get started. Since I am slowly relearning the sewing skills that I once possessed in an effort to build upon them and learn how to make clothing that is tailored, I figured my first project of the…


Added by River Rose Gallifrey on January 10, 2013 at 5:14pm — No Comments

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