Dear readers, If you’ve ever wondered “where the hell does she wear all that crap?” then your pondering is at an end ! Read on to find out which of my makes have stood the test of time to become wardrobe staples.
Yes, I did it again. I put a foolish amount of work into an outrageously formal dress that I may only ever wear once. IT’S ALL ABOUT THE
so I FINALLY got on the Archer train. It took me a while, but I got there. Now that I’ve made one, I have no idea why I waited so long!
Here they are- the long awaited jeans!
I cranked these out last weekend in a sewing bender that started Saturday afternoon and kept on going until late Sunday night. They are the Wyome Boyfriend Jeans by Named. My love for Named is well documented (here, here, and here), but these pants really take it to the next level.
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Earlier this summer, I was suffering from a self imposed fabric buying ban. I was saving up to pay the tuition on a web development class which I am currently taking- so I had to pinch some pennies and curb my insatiable desire for MORE FABRIC. Let me tell you, it was trying. I focused on sewing down my stash, which has gone fairly well so far.
This was actually my very first Wiksten, but it hasn’t made it onto the blog until now. Just like the last one I blogged, it came together very quickly. I can tell this pattern is going to become my go to for a really fast top or dress (I’ve already made 3…no plans to quit yet!).
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Times have been a bit tough over at the Crafty Foxes Sewing Club of late. Not only is Sarah Grey moving away to the wild wilderness of Michigan (on the map I’m pretty sure it’s just labeled “thar be quilt shops”). But we are also losing our other favorite Sarah to a new job down south. I tell you, we’re going to be a sad crafty bunch when these lovely ladies depart. The only upside to this is that there is some serious stash cleansing going on. Sarah hooked me up with this gorgeous white lace a couple of weeks ago, and I knew it was time to conquer my fear of white fabric.
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