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Kelly B.'s Blog – January 2013 Archive (2)

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.…

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

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

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