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2016 in Review: Top 5 Hits and Misses

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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Sew16 update

Now that fall has arrived, the end of 2016 seems to be just over the horizon… so how am I doing on my Sew 16 Challenge? I’m pretty sure I’ll manage 16 challenges by the end of the year; many are … 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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Me-Made-May 2016

Me-Made-May is over for another year. My main goal, of wearing only me-made clothes outside the house, was a great success: Where I failed is in the intention behind my original goal: “[I will] endeavor to wear me-made clothes every day … Continue reading

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Pants

When I showed my wardrobe contest plan to a colleague, one of her first comments was “Pants? But…. you don’t wear pants.” She was kind of right. For years I’ve worn mostly skirts (and, for work, only skirts) because I think … Continue reading

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Sew 16 Update

How is everyone doing on their Sew ’16 Challenge? I’ve completed, uh, exactly zero challenges so far. But I’ve made progress on several! Challenge #1 Newbie – Sew a type of garment you never have before. For me the goal is pants. In … Continue reading

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The Sew ’16 Challenge

Now that I’ve evaluated the previous year of sewing (or rather, the last 16 months), let’s look ahead to 2016! I have some grand goals for the next year, and I’m inviting everyone to sew along with me: And what exactly … Continue reading

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