Monthly Archives: January 2013

Style Arc Willow

“One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.”  A. A. Milne Had I known organizing my sewing room would result in a two-week hiatus from sewing AND blogging, I bet I would still … Continue reading

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Le temps de nettoyage!

My sewing room looks like an absolute war zone. From pictures knocked off the wall to a floor covered with everything and anything. Would you believe my calendar is still showing August 2011? I started sewing my own clothes on … Continue reading

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New Year’s Spirit! Vogue 8241

I started the New Year generous in spirit by making a dress for my daughter. It’s been over 15 years since I have heard “Will you make me a dress, Mom? ” and she wasn’t referring to a Children’s Corner or … Continue reading

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Odds & Ends – Plus a New Top!

While I wait for my Mood Fabrics to publish my first garment-of-the-year post, I believe it’s a good time to clarify a misconception among some readers. I have recently received several comments from readers who believe I have continued my RTW … Continue reading

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