Tag Archives: cynthia rowley

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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Simplicity 2497

While sewing my casual knits the ruffles were calling my name, and I answered. The craving to sew ruffles was stronger than any craving I’ve ever had for chocolate, but I tried to be practical and made an all-purpose white … Continue reading

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Simplicity 7715 – Kate Spade Aubrey Wrap Inspired

Making this Simplicity 7715 pattern evolved into one of those  s p e c i a l  projects………. piece by piece, hour by hour, day by day…………… I was starting to hate it but now that it’s over I love … Continue reading

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Grandmother’s Sheet

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. One .. two….. t h r e e  times in a row now for this Cynthia Rowley pattern by Simplicity!   I can’t seem to put this pattern down … … Continue reading

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