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Christmas Sewing Begins

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Really late, yes. Shush. My plans are modest—this pair of dancey-flares for Syo, based on this Kwik Sew kids’ yoga pants pattern (KS3498). It shouldn’t take more than a couple of hours, provided I can arrange for Syo to not be home and for myself to be home.

Wish me luck. 😉

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December 13, 2014 · 10:26 am

Can’t blog…

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Busy sewing.

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I’m having a bit of a Jalie binge.

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July 10, 2014 · 7:39 pm

This is going to be way too much fun.

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June 7, 2014 · 11:00 pm

The moment I have been dreading

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Since Tyo made it clear that she REALLY wanted zip-off feet, has come to pass.

Yep. One of the feet is pointing backwards.

I wish I drank, because this moment calls for one.

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January 11, 2014 · 11:48 pm

Increments of Pikachu

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This would go faster if I didn’t keep losing things. Like ALL MY SEWING MACHINE ATTACHMENTS. Including zipper foot. No, I still haven’t found it, and I even mostly-cleaned my sewing room! And deciding I need other things I hadn’t even thought of before. Like tape for binding the insides of the zippers.

But. There are feet. There is a hood. There are bits that go in between that. And someday soon, I just barely dare to hope, there will be a Pikachu onesie..

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January 9, 2014 · 7:55 pm

Pikachuchuchu

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I failed at Christmas sewing this year, pretty badly. Aside from my grandma’s sweater, I made Osiris fleece pants, and that was all I had time for. But I did manage to order the Jalie onesie pattern, and find the right fleece. So work has begun on Tyo’s Pikachu Onesie.

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December 26, 2013 · 9:34 pm

Last minute Xmas sewing

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Never really a good idea. Nonetheless, I decided yesterday I should make a warm and snugly sweater for my grandma. It needs to be done by this weekend.

What last minute crazy Christmas stuff are you trying to cram in?

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December 18, 2013 · 6:16 pm

Handworked buttonhole.

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Not awesome. Mrs. Church would send me straight back to Victorian sewing school. But it’s leap years beyond my last attempt. Sadly, it’s in the middle of a scrap with no practical purpose. /sigh 😉

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October 22, 2013 · 9:31 pm

Hark the herald fabric bin

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… My Crafty sister-in-law’s young co-worker gave her a bunch of fabric that had been abandoned by some relative. It, of course, found its way here. It’s mostly quilting cotton, some cuter than others. There’s a lot of Christmas fabric, which I confess doesn’t do much for me, but maybe it would be a good excuse to make a zillion reusable fabric gift bags. And there’s some really nice unbleached cotton twill. And apron prints. Lots of apron prints. >_< what would you do with a sudden and unexpected abundance of quilting cotton?

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September 12, 2013 · 8:46 pm

Oops.

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My cousin took me thrifting and fabric shopping yesterday.

I have no business buying either fabric OR patterns right now, by the way.

I am really loving that Butterick pattern at the bottom. It looks all floaty but includes an internal stay, waist stay, and boning.

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May 25, 2013 · 1:25 pm