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In Pursuit of A Winter Wardrobe – McCalls 6993

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Have you ever had a project that you know is heading south, but you keep going?  Me too, more times than I care to admit.  This skirt, or rather, the yoke of this skirt is one of those projects.

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McCalls 7332 – The Boyfriend Jacket

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Our weather has been teasing us with some above freezing temperatures and rain instead of snow for the last couple of weeks.  In the hopes that we are looking at winter in the rear view mirror, I am turning my sewing attention to lighter weight layers.  One thing in particular that I need to add are jackets for spring.

A few hours of this weekend were spent making a start on that goal with McCalls 7332. I bought the pattern a few weeks ago along with some lightweight navy wool from my local Fabricland.  Here is the picture from the pattern envelope:

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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

McCalls 7092 Palmer/Pletsch – Pattern Review

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I just completed McCalls 7092 which is a cute tunic from their Palmer/Pletsch collection.

Here is the picture from the McCalls website:

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