Category Archives: Vogue Sewing Patterns

The Last Post……..       

…….. before switching to my new site! I’m ready for a change and am quite excited about the new blog launching over the weekend. Switching sites reminds me of moving to a new house with a twist…….. packing all of the … Continue reading

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Vogue 9017 and Butterick 4856

Greetings from Talbots ;) Hmmm…… my last two garments have turned out rather so-s0. Contrary to most of the clothes I’ve sewn during the last year, my life is not an endless parade of beach vacations and parties. (Such a … Continue reading

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Oscar de la Renta Poppy Floral Taffeta & Vogue 1303

What do you get when you cross an Oscar de la Renta Taffeta with a Kay Unger pattern and a left-handed seamstress?  It’s not the first time I’ve sewn the mirror image of an asymmetrical pattern and I doubt it … Continue reading

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MoB Beginnings….. 

Mother    “When are you going to start on your dress, Sarah? I’m getting worried.” Me     “Today. As soon as we finish up at the lampshade store. ” …..and so after months of procrastination accompanied by some angst, I … Continue reading

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Vogue 8904 (No. 2)

Recognize this pattern?  I barely do myself, but it’s Vogue 8904 sewn in a solid color. Generally, I envision my finished garment before beginning the project, but not so this time. Sewing is not usually like a box of chocolates, but……. … Continue reading

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Vogue 8532

Santa Baby, Leave a sable underneath the tree for me……  :) While waiting for Santa, I sewed one more holiday dress, this one for a January wedding. I have never seen a Carolina Herrera I didn’t love which includes this … Continue reading

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Vogue 1314

I’ve made a new dress, but I’m on the fence about it. The fabric is a dream – a high quality jersey/lycra blend with a lively design but I missed something when constructing the dress. Let’s look……. Vogue 1314   … Continue reading

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Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing Baby…

Greetings from NYC! Hubby invited me to accompany him on a short business trip, and as you might guess, I made a beeline to Mood Fabrics. Here I am with the charming owners of the store, Eric and Phil Sauma. … Continue reading

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Vogue 8833

I often think my Fall wardrobe is practically non-existent – most likely because I look like I’m coming down with something when I wear those traditional, Fall earth-tone colors. Fortunately the Pantone Fall 2013 report brings new colors to the … Continue reading

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Vogue 8904

Recently on Facebook, Mood Fabrics posed the following question to its followers: When do you put aside summer sewing and move on to fall and winter apparel? Is July too soon to think about cool-weather clothes? I must admit I … Continue reading

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