Tag 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

Posted in Artful Aprons, Giveaway, J. McLaughlin Ribbon Skirt, Kate Spade, Kenneth King, Me-Made-'13, Mood Fabrics, Mood Sewing Network Lace Challenge, Online Fabric Orders, Ribbon Skirt, Ruffles, sewing blogs, sewing clothes, Trunk Show, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 340 Comments

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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Julie Starr Ribbon Skirt Sew-a-Long

We all have our own favorite clothing stores. You know, the store that offers cute clothes which fit well and work for your lifestyle. In my case it’s  These small retail stores selling their label of traditional silhouettes with a … Continue reading

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