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The Flexible Fun Money Account and a Quilted Denim Jacket

How much more fabric can I stash in my sewing room? Not much. If my husband knew how much fabric I buy on a monthly basis, he would probably have me committed! Or worse, he might have me put more money towards more sensible (and not fun) things like our mortgage, or our retirement fund.… Continue reading The Flexible Fun Money Account and a Quilted Denim Jacket

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Ready for the Holiday Season / Prête pour le temps des fêtes

Inspiration: This dress pattern was on my sewing list as soon as I saw it in McCall’s Fall 2016 collection. I have to confess that I have been on a Ponte knit sewing streak for a few months now. It is a double knit, meaning that it is thicker and heavier than a simple jersey… Continue reading Ready for the Holiday Season / Prête pour le temps des fêtes

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A Gatsby-Themed Office Holiday Party

This year’s Holiday office party has a Gatsby theme. Wanting to immerse myself completely in the theme, I started researching and planning my outfit as soon as the party was announced in mid-October. I found the dress’s sewing pattern on Burda Germany’s website. Check out this beauty! Since the dress requires 5 yards of fringe, I… Continue reading A Gatsby-Themed Office Holiday Party