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Kelly B.'s Blog – December 2012 Archive (3)

Believe It Or Not...It's My Favorite Re-Makes

     Since last year when I began sewing more often (every week),  re-making a pattern is a rarity.  I like to use a pattern piece here or an idea there, incorporating a little of every other pattern into most of my projects.  When I have a nice, full file cabinet of patterns yet to make, there has to be a real winner among them to deserve a reason for a repeat.  I like variety in my clothing, and thus my favorite pattern remakes gladly look totally different.   

  It actually feels…

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Added by Kelly B. on December 26, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Going Back to a Past (1940's) Challenge

    For last week's Challenge of Re-Doing a past theme I choose the week of May 21st to go back a fulfill-the 1940's Challenge.  This was a rather easy submission, as I sewed my dress in the late summer/early fall of the year 2011.  However, this suit-style, collared dress was my first in a new obsession with vintage patterns, and, as it turned out so well, I have worn it A LOT since it was made.  It looks so good with my old hat…

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Added by Kelly B. on December 19, 2012 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

"Remember..." the 1960's Button-Back Blouse

  Here is my lovely but late post of the garment I made for the 1960's Challenge (week of November 25th).  I actually made this on time for the challenge, but, sometimes life gets in the way of sewing and I couldn't find time to muster my writing skills and add my post.  Better late than never!

     I really enjoy wearing this blouse much more than I expected.…

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Added by Kelly B. on December 11, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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