Tag Archives: Easy Sewing

Simplicity 1613

I’ve been  rather shell-shocked since completing the 30 Day Dress, and knew the only way back to the sewing machine was through an instant gratification project. This pink and fuchsia cotton jersey from Mood Fabrics was one of those fabrics I ordered just because……. … Continue reading

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Style Arc Amy & More

If you are a driven person like me, you are constantly challenging yourself to do better and accomplish more. Who wants to cruise on the bunny slope when you’re comfortable skiing moguls?  Due to recent time constraints, I was forced … Continue reading

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It’s not that there is anything ‘wrong’ with my DKNY dress purchased four years ago,  but if I was shopping today I doubt I would buy it. Notice the long arms, below the knee hem and extra ease in the … Continue reading

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Formal Desperation

There’s a first time for everything, and I let a formal event on November 23rd sneak up on me, in that I had nothing to wear. I planned on wearing my daughter’s dress but waited until Thanksgiving night to try … Continue reading

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Vogue 8669

Thirty – eight degrees outside and a sleeveless cotton top? As temperatures go down thermostats go up …..sometimes to  s u m m e r   temperatures. Fortunately, I can pare down the layers to this top made of soft … Continue reading

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One $ Wonder(ful)

My mother gave me this dress some time ago. She bought it for $1.00 at a thrift store and thought the dress might look cute if I hemmed it. O k a y y y y y  … I thought … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem does not mean ‘fish of the day’ As I relaxed under the umbrella taking in the surrounding beach activities, the wind blew my current issue of InStyle magazine to a page of celebrities wearing skinny floral pants and … Continue reading

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Beachworthy in a Snap

Ummmmmm………………I bought this bathing suit coverup for one of my daughters in 2009. After trying it on she quickly dismissed it because she thought it looked like a nightgown. I planned to return it to T. J. Maxx but three … Continue reading

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Style Arc Embellished

Since completing the “Kate Spade” dress last week I took a short break from the sewing machine and eased back in to the eighth month of sewing my clothes for a year with something super simple. For a moment I … Continue reading

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Nice and Easy

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Is it over yet? The company is gone, the tree is dead, the house is a mess and Santa brought me a new serger!                                 … Continue reading

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