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Month of the pencil skirt (Part 2 of 3)

So my pencil skirt project for Pattern making II is jumping the line because it's done and due tomorrow (and thus won't be back in my hands until next week).  I sewed it today, taking a little more time than normal since the inside finish of the lining is very professionally assembled (I had to… Continue reading Month of the pencil skirt (Part 2 of 3)

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Man’s button-up: Matching plaids

When I discovered the beautiful and vintage-y modern plaid at Britex, I knew I had found the fabric for which I had been searching.  I had in mind a short sleeve button-up shirt for my husband, but wanted something different than classic dress shirting.  This fab plaid completely fit the bill!   However, once I… Continue reading Man’s button-up: Matching plaids