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Butterfly Bag from Two Fat Quarters

My niece is five and I’m already training her eye for fabric. She picked out two fat quarters for a bag. I hope she likes it! I’m thinking about writing a tutorial, because I counted my fat quarters today and … Continue reading

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Fabric Nirvana

Do you ever have one of those days where everything just falls into place? I’m talking about shopping for fabric, of course. They say the first step is admitting you have a problem … well, I do and I like … Continue reading

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Detour of Fabric Aquisition!

Amidst my fat quarter skirt tutorial endeavors, a package arrived! Seven yards of Amy Butler fabric, and three yards of “Outfoxed” courtesy of fabric.com! Their website is awesome if you KNOW what you’re looking for. Browsing…not so much. Happy sewing, … Continue reading

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CityCraft Voyage

I’ve been meaning to explore the fabric shop CityCraft in Dallas. However, I rarely have a reason to venture east instead of west to Fort Worth. Eric mentioned CityCraft to me and pointed out some fabrics he thought I would … Continue reading

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SONP Dress Plans

I made a solo trip to Cabbage Rose and splurged a bit. Here are my new patterns and fabrics: I’m already working on a toile for this one. I’ve got Amy Butler’s Style Stiches book but I’ve never invested in … Continue reading

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SONP Skirt 2

Second skirt for the Summer of No Pants went much better than the first, but with more steps. Here’s how it turned out: Yes, it’s hanging from a nail on my wall that I use to hold my cutting mat. … Continue reading

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SONP Skirt 2 WIP

Tonight I started a second skirt. The fabric is the same as the first but in a different color. I’m making the top right skirt, because I could definitely use the practice with bias tape. Maybe this skirt won’t be … Continue reading

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