Monthly Archives: September 2011

It’s GAMESHOW time with butterick 5497

So I decided to make Butterick 5497 view C.  I really should have known better.  When  there is only a drawing on the front of the envelope you really don’t know what you are getting into.  So I decided I … Continue reading

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The tunic for my little girl?

Confession time, I really am a terrible seamstress.  I made this shirt for my 11 year old and when she tried it on it fit her, but only because it was a knit.  I copied the fit from a shirt … Continue reading

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Sew Simple 1998

Simplicity has launched a new pattern line called Sew Simple.  The idea is simple pieces with one version per pattern.  The patterns are cheap, one dollar at Wal-Mart.  I saw 1998 and wanted to give it a try.  I love … Continue reading

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The last summer dress…. or the first fall dress.

When I made New Look 6022 (blogged here) last month I knew I wanted to make a casual version of it because one it was really cute, and two it was really easy.  A couple of months ago my mother … Continue reading

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