Monthly Archives: September 2011

Block #20: Just a Little Fussy-Cutting

There’s not much to say about this block.  I like the crispness of the squares and triangles, and the way the points all lined up so nicely for me.  And I like the little instances where I was able to … Continue reading

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Back to School Sewing, Part II: Pattern Drafting FAIL!

When I saw this tutorial for a tunic dress on Sew Mama Sew back in August, I knew I had to make one.  It looked simple enough, right?  WRONG!!!  I followed the directions, found a shirt to base the pattern … Continue reading

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Back to School Sewing

Someone I know and love is starting Kindergarten tomorrow!  I’m mostly excited, but I have to admit I’m a little sad that he’s getting so big so fast.  He, on the other hand, is ALL excitement and was totally thrilled … Continue reading

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Blocks # 18 and 19: Hand Applique

I have tried to applique by machine just about every conceivable way there is.  I have even taken a class at my local sewing shop called “Invisible Machine Applique”.  I can do it and it doesn’t look half bad, but … Continue reading

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