Category Archives: clothing

The First July Finish

I finished the Gemma top on Tuesday and wore it to Guild last night. I came close to pitching the whole thing, but if I want to make clothes I need to learn how to fit. This shirt was as … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 7, 2019

No fabric out this week. The 30s quilt is basted and the Gemma top is under construction. The Gemma pattern is an epic fail for my body proportions. So far I’ve spent more time taking it apart and making adjustments … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash October 21, 2018

I finally have something to report. I finished the shirt for 1 yard out. I still need to either tack down or top stitch the facing. I’m leaning toward top stitch because I hate facings that roll out. It fits … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash October 14, 2018

No change in any of the numbers this week. I only worked on the embroidery while traveling. Note to self – start seasonal projects earlier. By the time I finish this I’ll be decorating for Christmas. I also cut out … Continue reading

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October 2018 Short List

I think every month goes fast, but September outdid itself. I only finished one small project. I was crazy busy at work last month and expect that to continue through this month. I don’t have big hopes of finishing much. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash Sept 23, 2018

No change in any of my numbers. Thanks to everyone who left comments on the embroidery. It’s easy to lose perspective when you work on something close up. I’ve started working on the alterations to the shirt pattern. After taking … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash September 16, 2018

No fabric in or out this week. I spent almost no time sewing or doing anything else creative. Work took yet another unfortunate turn. After this coming week, I’m hoping things will start moving in the right direction. I did … Continue reading

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