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Showing posts from January, 2010


This is why I love lurking on the vintage pattern sites. Yep, that's me. Homecoming 1XX4. I made the dress and I loved it. The minute I saw the pattern on the website I was young again! (Pattern pic from

My current project (going on week #3) is a vintage vest on which I'm trying out the methods described in this Threads article (current issue). So far, I love it. The turn-of-the-cloth on the collar is perfect!

Too Much

Time Ever been in a position where you’ve got so many things you want to do that you can’t figure out what to do first and then you end up doing nothing? Sometimes I solve this by making lists. Other times it's just too much. That’s where I am now. I think I’ve been here since school started! Maybe that would explain my lack of sewing. I have been sewing but at about half the rate I was doing last year. This does not make me happy. When I think about it, there are pockets of time here and there but when I sit down it’s all, Do I sew? Do I blog? Do I SWAP? Do I do school work? (Do I clean? never comes up ;)

Sewing Boo hoo me because I didn’t get my special Christmas Eve outfit done. Not even close. This doesn’t happen very often and I know it’s materialistic but… I did, manage to make 3 nightgowns, 2 pairs of flannel pj pants and 2 robes for my kids. All that in two days isn’t too bad.
Last weekend I finished one piece of my outfit and managed to write a review. I like it with the bl…