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mini wardrobe submission

For the mini-wardrobe contest you need to make four pieces that will compliment a previously owned piece, or completer piece.  All together you need to make at least six outfits with your items.  So I made two tops, a dress, … Continue reading

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The one where I admit, yet again, that I am a complete idiot.

So my last post was all about my “signature look” for Project Run and Play.  I showed all the pieces I painstakingly designed and made.  Then being the idiot that I am I misread the directions and submitted them two … Continue reading

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A little announcement

I am going to open a small etsy shop just to see how it goes and if I like doing it.  So if anyone has suggestions of things I have made in the past that they have liked please leave … Continue reading

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Fine sewing gods, I will make my own!

Well, originally the Project Run & Play at home sew along was supposed to end after the last challenge and only the final three official contestants would make their signature look to be voted on this week (they are currently … Continue reading

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Have you ever noticed…

Have you ever noticed that when you are in a big hurry at the grocery store you ALWAYS get the shopping cart with the squeaky wheel?  Have you also noticed that the shopping cart with the squeaky wheel is louder … Continue reading

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Audrey Hepburn + Givenchy = perfection, and project run and play special occasion dresses.

Have you ever seen the old movie Funny Face?  It stars Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire and as you would expect Audrey Hepburn is so sweet and Fred Astaire is so charming, but the reason you really need to watch … Continue reading

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The Fifth Law

Montanachic’s 5th Law of Sewing Nature-  When sewing on a zipper the first time the sewist will do one or all of the following,  incorrectly align the top of the garment, sew the zipper off center or catch extra bits … Continue reading

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WHAMPO STOMPO I AM EXCITED!!!!!!!!!, and a super random question

I won this weeks at home sewing challenge for Project Run and Play for my pretty purple pleats coat!!! This weeks challenge was outerwear and I figure being from Montana if there is one challenge I really should win it … Continue reading

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Pretty Purple Pleats

I have really enjoyed sewing along with Project Run and Play.  It has motivated me to sew things I normally wouldn’t, but that I LOVE.  I think I see more kids sewing in the future.  I figure if I take … Continue reading

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Modern 60s Mod

Project run and play’s theme for the week was sewing through the decades.  So I decided to go with a 60s mod look.  I adore Twiggy so I did some research on the whole mod look.  It was pretty much … Continue reading

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