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A Manly, but still Secure, Luggage Tag

Colorful Secure Luggage Tags were the gifts of the 2014 Christmas Season. However, even the added level of security they provide could not convince my husband to attach something that colorful to his dark masculine (AKA:  boring) luggage. So he … Continue reading

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Environmentally Sensitive Sewing

Being an environmental engineer in my other life, I have decided we needlartists are an environmentally sensitive group… Reduce – We only buy only what we need! (can’t even say that with a straight face!) Reuse –  In a word … Continue reading

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More Huck Towels

Christmas Gifts for a friend. Huck Towels are perfect for gift giving…and are very relaxing to create! Put on the Christmas Carols, thread up a needle with embroidery thread and one or two hours later… a useful handmade gift! The … Continue reading

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Tilton Tunic goes to college…

Vogue 8876 is another pattern with interesting lines from Marcy Tilton. I d0 not need a dress – I do need another logo top – with longer sleeves. The cold season has descended and all the previously sewn sleeveless and … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Coat – Vogue 8933 Modified

When traveling to the frozen tundra (an admitted exaggeration, but it is 70 degrees warmer here), a coat is a necessity. The pattern selected was Vogue 8933 with its lean, uncluttered lines. Found a 3 yard piece of  suit weight … Continue reading

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Long Sleeved Vogue 8854

Vogue 8854 pattern has been used and reused, but this is the first long-sleeved version. The fabric is a polyester knit faux-lace that spoke to me screamed my name during a recent interfacing shopping run to the Fabric-Store-that-Shall-Not-be-Named. It was fairly … Continue reading

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Another Scrap Couture Linen Stitch Scarf

Being able to spend the time finishing UFOs (UnFinished Objects) is about the only positive associated with being sick. The UFOs (and there are many) included this Grey, Black and Handpainted Yarn Linen Stitch Scarf.  Knitting Instructions are found here. … Continue reading

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