Friday, December 12, 2014

The Cressida Skirt

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For me writing a blog post never comes easy.  My fingers aren't dancing away effortlessly at the keyboard while keeping up with the words oozing out of my head.  I spend a majority of my time thinking, thinking, thinking of what to say then once I think I got it out I end up hitting the backspace button to start all over.  I'm having a particularly hard time with this post.  I've been staring at the white space below this picture literally every night this week.  The reason I'm having such a hard time with this post... I absolutely love this pattern but absolutely hate the way it looks on me.  There you have it, nuff said.  What else could I possibly say? End Post.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Perfect Pattern Parcel #7: The Butterfly Sling by Emmaline Patterns

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Perfect Pattern Parcel is back with their final parcel of the year.  This time around they have decided to focus on one of my favorite accessories, handbags.  A few months back I was asked if I'd like to participate by making one of the patterns from the parcel.  Take a look at my handbag collection and you'd know why I couldn't refuse.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Crazy Cat Lady Challenge: Leopard Print Wrap Tunic..Meeowww

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According to Wikipedia a cat lady is a "single lady who dotes upon her cat or cats".  Throw the word crazy in there and suddenly that young lady has turned into an old widow who has dozens upon dozens of cats (see Urban Dictionary).  In the sewing world a crazy cat lady isn't defined by her age or even the number of cats she owns.  Nope! Successfully sewing a wearable garment out of a cat themed fabric crowns you as the crazy cat lady in our world.  Me crazy? Yep! I've got the clothing to prove it and the 3 cats...all in the house... and I'm allergic...

 
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