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3 Lessons Learned from The 100 Day Project

The 100 Day Project finally ended this last week. Did I end my art project with a whimper or a bang? And what did I learn? What is this 100 days thing? The 100 Day Project is a self-driven opportunity to explore your own creativity. It’s free and there are …
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Recapping an Awesome Project Sew My Style March 2019

Now that it’s April, us March leaders for Project Sew My Style 2019 are passing the baton to the next group of badass ladies. They’re tackling trousers this month, so if you were ever going to attempt to make a pair, now is that time! Let’s look back on Cardigan …
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5 Lessons Learned from a Year of NOT Buying Clothes

The end of the year is always good for reflection on lessons learned. The resolutions we made last year are tallied and deemed successful or not. Did we do as well as expected? This time last year I made a pledge to go a full year without shopping for clothes. …
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Sept18 Recap & True Bias Patterns Giveaway!

(The ongoing one-year blogiversary giveaway is still going strong. Here for the prizes? Sign up for the newsletter and check out the prizes near the bottom of this post.) September turned into a bit of a party. I didn’t anticipate pulling back so far from garment making, but I actually …
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Aug18 Recap

I’m all for accountability, which is why I do these monthly recaps. Sometimes I’m pleasantly pleased with what I’ve accomplished and sometimes I’m less ecstatic. Let’s start with what I didn’t get to, based on my August plans: I did NOT: hack an Ogden cami OR use the cool abstract …
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July18 Recap

So July was fun. It was hotter than Hades and I was sick for nearly 3 whole weeks. By fun, I obviously mean miserable. Just thinking about it makes me cranky. Which may leak out into this post. Sorry! But I started working out again (which immediately led to sickness, …
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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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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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SWAP: What Went Wrong

Remember back when I was all about making myself a capsule wardrobe that was super coordinated around 3 colors with some accent prints thrown in? That feels like a lifetime ago. But I had plans! I sketched them out! I put them on Instagram:   View this post on Instagram …

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