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February 2012 Blog Posts (10)

I Made this Bridal Gown Overnight!

What does one do when their brother and his fiancee decide to move up their wedding to just two days later?  In my case I started sewing my bridesmaid dress just as fast as I could!

And then what does one do when the same couple find out that the wedding dress is not being brought from out of state - less…


Added by Edelweiss Patterns on February 28, 2012 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Simplicity 2337 :- The Ms. Brown Dress

Here it is, my review of Simplicity 2337. It's late but it's finally up and hope you agree with my that this is a rockin' dress. Its a short review as I'm getting ready for work.



Added by Renata Sarauer on February 27, 2012 at 5:53am — No Comments

Flower field blouse

Pattern: Burda 7377; view C; size 8

Fabric: Polyester crepe; 2.625 yds. of 60" wide 

This blouse was the first finished of the 3 views.  I intend to make them all this spring, and the fabric is waiting to be cut.     I am thrilled with the outcome of this blouse!  It is super relaxed and flawy, very comfortable to wear.  The ruffle looks great…


Added by Kelsey R Marzolf on February 18, 2012 at 5:19pm — 1 Comment

Burda 2011 122B Blouse

Here's the review of  "I Love My Garden Top" an experience with Burda Style Pattern.


Fabric: Floral Voile (Approx 1 yard x $6)

Pattern: Burda Style Magazine $7.90/53 patterns = 0.14 per pattern

Year: 2011

Style #: 122 B

Time to complete: 2 hours

First worn: February…


Added by Renata Sarauer on February 15, 2012 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

Plain White Shirt (Wardrobe Essential)

One of the goals, I have,  for this year is to assess what clothes that I currently have and make items to complete a basic wardrobe. One item I did not have was a white dress blouse. I realized I was making a lot of bright and pretty blouses but..... I didn't have a plain ol' white one.

So I got to work, I am so glad for my efforts. I now am the proud…


Added by Ka Bull on February 13, 2012 at 9:59am — No Comments

Knipmode mag giveaway

Knipmode mag giveaway at as part of my contribution to Debi's awesome Sew Grateful week theme.

Added by theperfectnose on February 12, 2012 at 4:28am — No Comments

Sew 2012 #006: Sequin Rough Self-drafted Skirt

The Facts

Fabric: Black sequiny dance fabric leftover in stash

Pattern: Me-made!

Year: 2012

Notions: No-roll elastic

Time to complete: half hour??

First worn: January 2012…


Added by Morgan Sin on February 12, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

A Shirtwasiter - I am glad I made it!

When I saw this  light and pretty cotton sateen at the store for $3 a yard, I just had buy it. ( F ast forward 1.5 years later, I am trying to thin my stash out). I wanted to make something special and pretty for this awesome fabric. I like…


Added by Ka Bull on February 10, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Back, Side and Front!

3 pairs of pants for my precious daughter (the difficulty for sewing for someone else is often they can be really choosey and I wanted her to feel great in the pants):…

Added by Ka Bull on February 9, 2012 at 9:53am — No Comments

Bear Stole

The Facts

Fabric: Golden brown teddy bear fake fur and vintage pink satiny stuff from op shop

Pattern: Me-made!

Year: 2012

Notions: Satin ribbon

Time to complete: 2 hours I think

First worn: 2 February 2012

Wear again? Yes, for special occasions

Make again? Yep, but 4"…


Added by Morgan Sin on February 2, 2012 at 3:29am — 2 Comments

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