Category Archives: Ribbon Skirt

Dare to Wear

When I started sewing again in August 2011, I vowed to wear my clothes in public. I’ve been true to my word with two exceptions – here and here. While a job well done should be reason enough to do … Continue reading

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Inspiration Defined

According to the Oxford dictionary the word inspiration is defined as: the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative. An example is “Helen had one of her flashes of inspiration”  _________________ I have received … Continue reading

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Trunk Show and Giveaway!

Two years ago I turned over a new leaf, but you might say I’ve branched out this past year :) This year I’m celebrating 45 Me-Made garments on my 2nd blogiversary! The ruffles continued…… but why did I continue after … Continue reading

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Ribbon Skirt Conclusion!

I originally planned a three part Sew-a-Long for the Ribbon Skirt, but I discovered after sewing the ribbons in place the rest is simple enough to complete in a single post, thanks to Julie Starr. For newcomers to the Sew-a-Long, … Continue reading

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Julie Starr – Ribbon Skirt Sew-a-Long Part 1

Greetings! At last the time has come to make Julie Starr’s ‘Spoleto Skirt’ inspired by the                         J McLaughlin ribbon skirt.        Many have asked how to … Continue reading

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Ribbon Source for Skirt Sew-a-Long

Julie Starr & I are delighted at the enthusiastic response to the Ribbon Skirt Sew-A-Long! If you have not found ribbon yet, RTW Faster Cissie Wellons has shared the following link for purchasing ribbon at great prices. The company ships … Continue reading

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