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Copper Knit Tee and Butterick Denim 4659 Trouser- Fall/ Winter Wardrobe 2023

I’m back today with the first make in my Fall and Winter Wardrobe! Check out this Copper self-drafted knit tee and modified 70’s vintage Butterick 4659 denim pant in fabrics from Stonemountain & Daughter Fabric. Plus full video post on all the looks in my handmade Autumn Capsule on my YouTube Channel!

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Railroad Denim Self-Drafted Trousers

In the last few years I’ve realized I love denim but hate jeans. I hate a back yoke and see no need for rear pockets- totally useless. So for this pair of denim I drafted a trouser pattern that I’m really loving. It has a nice wide straight leg, roomy front curved pockets and double

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Self Drafted Japanese Lightwash Cropped Denim and Mirage Knitted Tank

I’m super busy this week prepping for Thanksgiving but had to share my newest make: these awesome cropped jeans! I drafted these myself off my redone pant sloper. I knew exactly what I wanted: a high waist, a medium wide leg that falls straight out from the hip, cropped. Minimal details and simple style. These

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Selvedge Denim Buttonfly Jeans Vogue V8774

It’s finally time to start sewing for fall here in FL! The last few days have been breezy and cool after weeks of heat. First up- a simple pair of selvedge denim buttonfly jeans using a modified version of Vogue V8774. I wanted something classic in a dark wash with a straight leg. Unadorned since

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Top Five Hits 2015

  Can you guys believe the year is almost over! You know what that means-time for some Top 5 Posts!  I’ve kept up with Gillian at Crafting a Rainbow’s Top 5 Year End Reflections since I started this blog.  I love looking back and reflecting on my life and my sewing each year. As I

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Refashioned Denim Dress

I just love how this denim dress turned out!  Sadly I haven’t gotten to wear this except for taking the pictures as it’s still way too hot to wear denim here in Florida!  But once winter comes this will be my go to dress.  You can never have too many shift dresses! I’ve made this pattern, Anne Klein for Vogue

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