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March Sewing: Activewear

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Well, this (very, very long) post is a month overdue since I finished my activewear projects in March. But it’s taken me about that long to get over the trauma of trying too much new stuff at once (sewing with stretch thread, experimenting with a three thread flatlock seam, drafting my own sports bra pattern) and now I want to write down all these notes before I forget them. Continue reading

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February Sewing: Hinterland Dress by Sew Liberated

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Are you a more pattern-driven or fabric-driven sewist? I’m definitely more inspired by patterns and then seek out the right fabric after I’ve purchased a pattern. As you can probably tell by the few posts on my blog, I have a pretty neutral wardrobe palette so it isn’t uncommon for me to be underwhelmed by fabric. For whatever reason though, I’m really drawn to bolder prints and colors when I make dresses. Continue reading

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