Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sewing a leather jacket… kind of.

While I was at the thrift store the other day I saw a not-so -lovely navy blue leather trench coat. Isn’t she lovely.  I have never sewn with leather before, but the leather on this coat is so beautiful and … Continue reading

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Simple top for a middle school girl (and her mom): day 3 and the question of the day

Circle tops are the best!  Super easy, super comfortable and stylish. I didn’t use any tutorial specifically I just searched circle tops, read a few tutorials then went for it. Used knit fabric from my stash that is so old … Continue reading

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Simple top for a middle school girl: day 2

I again used this square top tutorial from c&c . I made it longer and narrower, then I used elatic rushing at the waist. Made from a semi sheer chiffon type fabric from Joanns. My daughter loves it, and I love being … Continue reading

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Simple top for a middle school girl: day 1

Before- I started with this lovely nightgown (I think) I found on the Salvation Army 50 cent rack, that’s right folks this is the worst of the worst. I turned it into this I used the Square top tutorial from … Continue reading

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