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Wedding dress & Veil

Finally completed a project!  A friend wanted alterations on her wedding dress for her June 27th wedding.  She brought the dress over the end of January and we got to work. The first order of business was to shorten the opaque under layer. To begin, the skirt was pinned with "satin" pins. They don't leave… Continue reading Wedding dress & Veil

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Workbasket – UFO updates

These five washed fabrics are now ironed and ready to be used.  The bee fabric is for a quilt for Son.  All the other fabrics are for wrap around dresses or "Hoverett" using Mrs. Depew pattern #3073. 5 new UFO's. Grey Layette: Lavender Layette: Wedding dress alterations: Denim lace shawl:      

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Workbasket Wednesday – Pleasantly surprising progress

It is always a surprise at how much can get done when it is done in little snatches of available time here and there. Besides last week knitting night (where I was knitting one row and tinking out 2-3 for the whole two hours), I haven't had any large blocks of time to work on… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Pleasantly surprising progress

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Workbasket – WIP’s, UFO’s & PHD’s

Recently I have been able to post finished projects.  This is not a true reflection of my reality.  In the real world, my workbasket is full of WIP's (works in progress), UFO's (unfinished objects) and PHD's (projects half done). If they aren't in the workbasket, then they are hidden in the sewing room, allowing for… Continue reading Workbasket – WIP’s, UFO’s & PHD’s