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Me Made May 2017

Less than a week before Me Made May 2017 kicks off, and I have yet to set out my official resolution! In 2015 (my first year) I resolved to wear one me-made garment every weekday. In 2016 I pledged to … Continue reading

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2016 in Review: Reflections and Plans

It’s that time of year: Gillian of Crafting a Rainbow is hosting her annual Top 5 event, a chance to look back at your sewing year and evaluate yourself. Last year I wrote just one post evaluating my “year”, but I’m breaking 2016 … Continue reading

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Ginghamalong / gingham top

Over the last few weeks I’ve enjoyed the Ginghamalong coordinated by Karen of Did You Make That? It was inspiring to see the awesome awesome projects on Instagram and on blogs. And I was finally prompted to cut into the 2 meters of teal-blue gingham … Continue reading

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Pattern Review 2016 Wardrobe Contest

In January I started eyeing Pattern Review’s 2016 Wardrobe Contest. The basic idea is to sew a capsule wardrobe of 10 pieces which can all be worn together. I loved the idea from first read, but didn’t seriously think about participating. Ten garments … Continue reading

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Hits and Misses of 2015

It’s that time of year: Gillian of Crafting a Rainbow is hosting her annual Top 5 event, a chance to look back at your sewing year and evaluate yourself. For me it’s the hits and misses of the last 16 months, since September 2014 was … Continue reading

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August MAGAM: Awesomely Average

August was certainly an awesome sewing month for me, but by no means average: I sewed up a great number and variety of things, and surprisingly all of them were successful! The theme for Make a Garment a Month was … Continue reading

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July MAGAM: Sew Bookish

The theme for July in the Make a Garment a Month group was “Sew Bookish,” meaning to sew something out of a book or magazine. Since I own exactly two clothes-sewing books and two Burda Style magazines, this was a true … Continue reading

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