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[5 Aug 2010 | 7 Comments | ]
More Sewing Patterns!

It’s not a secret that I have a weakness for sewing patterns, so it should come as no surprise that I used my birthday as an excuse to stock up at the Vogue, McCall’s, and Simplicity sales. First, I bought six Simplicity patterns at the $1.99 sale at Hancock Fabrics. My faves are the Cynthia Rowley sundress (S2587) and the Project Runway skirt (S2413) with the tie at the waist. I also love S2692’s bodice variations.

I took advantage of the $5 clearance patterns available on the Vogue Patterns web site. …

Inspiration, Sewing Patterns »

[14 Jul 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Fall Vogue Faves

I’m always excited whenever the new Vogue patterns are released, but I’m feeling somewhat underwhelmed with the selection this time around. Don’t get me wrong–there are quite a few cute patterns, but I’m not overly excited about making any of them. I’m in a sewing slump, so I guess that explains my lack of enthusiasm. Here are my favorites:
I love the drape on this Michael Kors dress!

I’m having déjà vu, but this is a cute basic sheath dress by Anne Klein New York (not that I need any new sheath …