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A Dress and Some Cardis

Hey hey! Happy Summer! Been just a bit since I last posted.

I want to first to take an opportunity to wish my awesome, sweet and amazing Cheeks a Happy 5th Birthday this week.  It’s hard to believe he’s already FIVE! And check out this shirt I made for him. :D

It’s a Jalie Nico, if you can believe it. :P Print is Lillestoff cotton/Lycra jersey and solids are from Purple Seamstress.

Like many folks I’ve been spending a lot of time at home this Summer, which translates into lots of sewing.  I’ve often had a thoughts about sewing for the upcoming season to get maximum wear out of garments, but often seem to be playing catch up with my sewing.  But not this time:  here are my first transitional pieces for Autumn, entirely inspired by the wonderful sweater knits I kept spying at FabricMart.

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Butterick 6415: Sparkle City

Hey hey!  Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  Now that the turkey and pumpkin pie have been consumed, it’s time for Christmas cookies, latkes and holiday parties of all sorts!

But, what to wear?  Maybe something from the Sequins & Sparkles section at Fabric Mart?!

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That’s where I found this Betsy & Adam sequinned stretch velvet, which is unfortunately now sold out, but you can find similarly adorned gorgeous textile goodies here.

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Reglisse: A Breath of Spring Air

“Spring?” you question, puzzled “But it’s October and you don’t live in the Southern Hemisphere.”

Yeah, sure don’t.  But perhaps my tardiness can be inspo for all of the Aussies and Kiwis and whoever else is fixin’ to start their warm weather sewing!  And I also figured I could slip this one in before it got seriously cold here; once the snow starts flying these nice green pics might make me sad.  Ha.

Meet my Deer & Doe Reglisse

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