Tag Archives: sewing apparel

In Search of Cozy: Butterick 5683 Jacket

One of the nice things about sewing apparel versus decor items is the chance to create something for a special person to wear…and that’s what this project is about! My sweet mom hates to be cold (don’t we all?!), but … Continue reading

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The Post in Which I Tackle a KNIT: McCalls 2401, the V-Neck Version

First, a word of warning:  Brace yourselves, this is NOT a pretty post!  And, yes…I’m using McCalls 2401 yet again.  I’m horribly sorry to be so tiresome and promise that my next post will be a completely different pattern – … Continue reading

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To Trace or Not to Trace…That is the Question!

So one thing I’ve always been annoyed with in the sewing world is how darn flimsy those paper thin tissue patterns -mainly from the “Big 4″ – are!  I said in my second post that there are great new goodies … Continue reading

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