Monthly Archives: August 2011

Mrs. Kent

One day I was perusing one of my favorite websites www.sewing.patternreview.com and came across this review for Butterick 5603.     This is how the pattern looked as made by the reviewer.  I love her choice in fabric, belt, and … Continue reading

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Me Too!

Josie really loved Penny’s new school girl dress and asked (begged? pleaded? cajoled?) me to make her one too.  Penny’s was made from a vintage pattern that only comes in size 2.  I remembered that I had this Simplicity 2574 … Continue reading

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Seifuku Sewing

      Last year, I inherited this adorable vintage pattern from a friend who was cleaning out her stash.  So, so cute.  Older patterns only come in one size, so I had to wait and wait and wait for Penny … Continue reading

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Pyromania

So my older daughter is a hand full.  Of course I love her with a passion, but Josephine has what you would call…a “strong” personality.  One of the perils of taking her to the fabric store is her absolute ADORATION … Continue reading

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