Monthly Archives: June 2013

Finished my sister’s dress

All it needed was some finishing touches. A pretty ribbon and brooch. Although the brooch is still just a button and a safety-pin, my sister will be glueing it to a pin back. And a hook and eye instead of … Continue reading

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Nearly finished with my sister’s dress

I pinned the skirt to the bodice and sewed it together, this time using the recommended 1 inch seam. This is the only spot in the entire dress that is the recommended seam allowance. Then I switched to the invisible … Continue reading

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Free t-shirt pattern

I know I know this isn’t my sister’s dress, and I know this isn’t a new project. Yet. I found a free (for now anyway) scoop neck t-shirt pattern. http://www.sbccpatterns.com/shop/sb322-tonic-t-shirt/ I printed the xxs-l version (it also has xl-3x) and … Continue reading

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Pink or black?

Yesterday I posted the border print fabric I purchased on eBay. I plan on using McCall’s 5850 a create it pattern. http://mccallpattern.mccall.com/m5850-products-10062.php?page_id=109 I plan on using the one shoulder bodice,¬†shirred midriff, gathered skirt and lengthening if by a few inches. … Continue reading

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Peanut butter nutella sandwich cookies

These look very delicious. http://www.daringgourmet.com/2013/02/02/peanut-butter-sandwich-cookies-with-nutella-marshmallow-cream-cheese-filling/ I’m sorry for the not so crafty posts, I hope to get something a little more crafty soon. I still need to finish my sister’s dress after all. I also would like to start one … Continue reading

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ribbon roses

This is a beautiful ribbon rose bouquet. http://www.ilovetocook.org/inspiring/ I might not make a whole bouquet, but it would be great for hair accessories.  

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Back to my sister’s dress again.

Today I sewed the skirts for my sister’s dress. They were just like many other skirts and dresses with a one piece front and a back zipper. One piece for the front and 2 for the back. This was times … Continue reading

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