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Double Bubble Pink! A Dress from Simplicity D0657/8375 and a Bodysuit from Simplicity 8435

I recently purchased this 100% cotton double knit, double bubble gum pink fabric at Stone Mountain and Daughter in Berkeley...

Gingham, Ruffles, Sewing, Simplicity 8454, Simplicity Patterns

Gingham Ruffled Sleeve Blouse – Modification of Simplicity 8454

After months of wearing sweaters and knit tops, I wanted a comfortable and stylish top for the warmer spring weather. I knew this new top had to have ruffled or flounce sleeve. Pattern I had a couple of patterns in my collection for tops with flounce sleeves, but I wanted a ruffled sleeve like this… Continue reading Gingham Ruffled Sleeve Blouse – Modification of Simplicity 8454

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A Tailored Shirt for the Fall from Simplicity 1538

I just finished sewing this tailored shirt using Simplicity 1538, view B. This was the first time that I've made a shirt from this pattern and I am so pleased with the results...

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Butterick #6446 – Blue Gingham Dress

After a summer of sewing for other people and for our new home, I decided it was time to make a dress for myself.  I love gingham and...

Intimates, Japanese Kimono-Style Robe, Kimono-style robes, Lingerie, Sewing, Sewing Intimates

Kimono Robes – Made from Cotton Fabric from San Francisco’s Fabric Outlet

Making these kimono robes was a win-win for both me and my twin - she has a new robe and I have a great pattern, in two lengths and two chest widths, that I'm sewing again and again.

Intimates, Lace lingerie, Lingerie, Sewing, Sewing Intimates

White Lace Bra – Partial Band Pin-up Girls Bra

This lace bra was a fun pieces of lingerie to make - I know there are many more lace bras in my future!

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A Pretty Rosy Chemise and Panties from Butterick B6031 – A Pattern Review

This was my first time using a Butterick pattern by Gertie.  I followed Gertie's Butterick pattern 6031 to make a chemise and panties from sheer stretch mesh and stretch lace. They turned out really pretty, don't you think? I made the chemise, which is a modified variation of version C, and the panties, version D,… Continue reading A Pretty Rosy Chemise and Panties from Butterick B6031 – A Pattern Review

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Two Bralette and Panty Sets from Simplicity 8228

I recently made two bralette and panty sets using Simplicity 8228.  This fabulous pattern was designed by Madalynne "Maddie" Flanigan.   I also have her other pattern, Simplicity 8229, which is an underwire bra and panty.  I am really looking forward to making these. If you haven't yet had an opportunity to make intimate apparel… Continue reading Two Bralette and Panty Sets from Simplicity 8228