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Granville Shirt by Sewaholic

Collared, cuffed, button down shirts.  They are a little bit outside my wardrobe comfort zone, to be honest.  They feel a bit masculine to me, and I like pretty.  But, I know I should own some, so I was pleased that Sewaholic released a version with some details I could appreciate: the Granville.My main beef… Continue reading Granville Shirt by Sewaholic

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Chloe by Victory Patterns: fit adjustments

If you're visiting from Britex, welcome to Nicole at Home! There's a more in-depth post on the Britex blog today, highlighting some tips on working with napped fabric.  Here, I'll talk more about my fit adjustments for the Chloe dress by Victory Patterns.  While the final product fits well, I had some issues with the… Continue reading Chloe by Victory Patterns: fit adjustments

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Scalloped Hem Shorts: pattern review

I've been ogling Pattern Runway's selection of offerings for a while (this one especially, not sure why I haven't pulled the trigger on it yet!), so when I realized I needed a pair of shorts, I finally purchased the Scalloped Hem Shorts.  They are interesting without being odd, and have some sewing details that make… Continue reading Scalloped Hem Shorts: pattern review