Category: Maker

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The Red Anniversary Dress – Seamwork Kimmy

The Seamwork Kimmy dress has been on my to-do list since…oy, June. But hey, here we are in July and I finally got it done. Yay! I chose the Kimmy because I thought it would be a pretty quick make. See, it was supposed to be done in time for …
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Frilly in Pink – Wardrobe by Me Hera Wrap Top

One of my big goals for the year has been more me made tops. And you know how I love me some girly frills. The free Wardrobe by Me Hera blouse delivered on this in spades! I had posted a poll on Instagram to help pick the fabric for my True …
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Oh Canada! Fabric & Button Shopping in Vancouver

How much did I enjoy my trip to Canada? OMG. While I was technically there (in Edmonton, AB) for work, the trip came just after our second wedding anniversary so El Husbando and I decided to tack on a few extra days and check out the Vancouver, BC beer scene …
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July18 Plans & Inspiration

July has rolled around and suddenly we’re past the midpoint of the year and what?! It’s crazy but it’s true. Should I do one of those mid-year wrap ups that everyone else seems to be doing? Seems like fun. Or maybe I’ll save it for the end of the year? …
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June18 Recap

All of the sewing for this month took place in exactly 19 days. Somehow I managed to finish 8 entire garments in less than 3 weeks and I’m pretty proud of that. They were all relatively easy garments, of course. And one was started last month, which I guess is a …
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The Ruched Tee – Sinclair Patterns Sienna

Back at the beginning of May I was looking for a t-shirt pattern for a beautiful dark green jersey I had picked up at the ASG OC chapter garage sale. I had 3 yards of it, and the softness and drape belied either rayon or bamboo in the fibers. *Housekeeping: …
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The 2nd Anniversary Shirt – McCalls 7206

The husband of a mad sewist has to endure a lot. 2 years ago, when we first decided to elope, our lives were vastly different. For example, there weren’t piles of fabric dominating most of the corners of the house. I didn’t even own a sewing machine! I bought my …
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June18 Plans & Inspiration

The June birthstone is a pearl, which is one of my favorite jewelry items. They never go out of style, and wearing them actually makes them better (kind of). Plus they go with EVERYTHING. And now that summer is in full swing (seriously, cold and rainy in May to highs …
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May18 Recap

I made green things! Finally, I’m back on track with the birthstone-inspired signature color of the month plans I was so gung-ho about back in 2017. Can we take a moment and appreciate the fact that it’s already June? We are halfway through the year and I really don’t know …
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Recapping #mmmay18

It’s now the end of May and I can’t say I’m sad for the end of Me Made May. I didn’t realize sticking to my pledge of wearing as many me made pieces was going to be so difficult. The reasons for this: I had originally miscalculated the number of …

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