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Some New Online Friends and V9183

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I happened upon a lovely group of inspirational sewing folks via my Facebook feed earlier this summer.  The focus of this group is to work through a defined list of sewing patterns with the intent of sharing tips, hints, ideas and creative comradery.  A new pattern is selected each month and as the members complete theirs, they post their thoughts on fabric selection, alterations and progress pictures with the end result of showing their completed garment.  You can jump in and do one challenge, or all of them – it is entirely up to you.

It is always amazing to me that with social media we have such a wonderful way of connecting with like minded people around the world.  It has certainly enriched my life.

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Vogue 9154 Misses Skirt Is A Winner

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I have seen a few renditions of Vogue 9154 on Sewing Pattern Review and have had the pattern for a few months now.  Last weekend, as it was cold and rainy, I tucked myself in my sewing room and made this skirt with some navy wool that had been purchased last season.   I truly could not be happier with the result.
Here is the pattern envelope picture for Vogue 9154.  I made View A.

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The Balancing Act of Sewing With a Plan and Wardrobe Building

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As a member of a few sewing groups and forums, and an active user of Pinterest, I find myself repeatedly drawn to threads and boards which speak about Wardrobe Building.  Until quite recently, I was like many others with a closet full of clothes and nothing to wear, or I would continually wear the same outfits while others were years old; never seeing the light of day.  I did a big purge with the intent of changing the way I shop and sew as sadly for me, the last donation I made to our local Goodwill included garments that still had the sales tags attached.   Continue reading

Vogue 1329 Kay Unger Colourblock Dress

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I just finished Vogue 1329 and could not be happier with the end result.  Here is the picture from the Vogue website.

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Vogue 8825 – All Wrapped Up

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After a very trying week, I spent a couple of self indulgent days in my sewing room working on Vogue 8825.

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V 7876 A Little Champagne In The Afternoon

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I just completed Vogue 7876 and although it was a little fussy here and there, I am quite pleased with the end result.

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