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29 September, 2013

  • 06:29 PM

    foursquarewalls added the project called tribal dress / cord jacket
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    For fall, I like to layer up my summer dresses. I made this dress from tribal print rayon a few months ago using Burdastyle’s Double Layer Dress pattern (bottom layer only). It’s a tank dress with …

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12 August, 2013



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27 July, 2013

  • 10:03 PM

    foursquarewalls added the project called weddin' goin' dress
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    I went to a wedding last weekend and had to make a new dress to wear. It was a relatively informal garden wedding so I didn’t want to get too fancy. I knew I wanted a wrap bodice but a non-wrap ski…

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29 May, 2013



25 May, 2013

  • 09:03 PM

    foursquarewalls added the project called denim on denim
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    I’m currently participating in an online sewing competition called Project Sewn. The theme for week 3 was 1980s fashion, and this is the outfit I made. Kelly Kapowski f…

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14 May, 2013



8 May, 2013

  • 12:19 AM

    foursquarewalls added the project called cool ikat
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    This is my entry for the first round of Project Sewn, an online sewing competition. The theme this week is ’black and white." I decided to do separates, with a white bl…

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28 April, 2013

  • 11:27 PM

    foursquarewalls added the project called polka dot wrap dress
    Polka_wrap_dress_1_listing

    I made a simple jersey wrap dress for work. The pattern is Butterick 5546, a See & Sew pattern I bought in 2010 that is now out of print. It has pleats in the shoulder seam and at the waist in fron…

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11 April, 2013

  • 02:09 AM

    foursquarewalls added the project called blue minoru v2
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    I lost my first Sewaholic Minoru jacket, so I made another! I modified it a bit, including adding welt pockets to the front, attaching the hood to the collar piece as one, shortening the collar sig…

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16 March, 2013

  • 04:07 PM

    foursquarewalls added the project called army green skirt
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    I made a second version of the Burda mini pleated skirt in army green brushed twill. I added faux flap pockets with gold buttons on the front, and I omitted the faux welt pockets in the back that t…

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2 March, 2013

  • 09:28 PM

    foursquarewalls added the project called grainline archer shirt
    Archer_final_8_listing

    I made Grainline Studio’s newest PDF pattern… the Archer shirt. It’s a loose-fitting boyfriend-style button-up shirt with angled cuffs. Perfect wardrobe staple!

    More on my blog!

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19 February, 2013

  • 02:01 AM

    foursquarewalls added the project called black pleated mini skirt
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    My first Burda PDF pattern ever! It’s the Mini Pleated Skirt from 5/2012. I liked the fly zip, the angled yoke and the front pleats. The skirt was pretty easy, though I had to consult an external t…

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7 February, 2013

  • 12:52 PM

    foursquarewalls added the project called flamingo jersey dress
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    I won this flamingo-print jersey in a blog giveaway. This week is “Sew Grateful week” in the sewing blogosphere, so in honor of that I made a dress from my gifted fabric. It’s a simple dress with a…

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27 January, 2013



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4 January, 2013

  • 03:21 AM

    foursquarewalls added the project called cambie v2
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    I made the Sewaholic Cambie dress again… this time with a straight neckline and ungathered sleeves for a different look. I used a mysterious black and white “suiting” fabric with full purple lini…

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23 December, 2012

  • 07:53 PM

    foursquarewalls added the project called cameraman jacket
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    I made my boyfriend a jacket based off the Nigel Cabourn “Cameraman Jacket,” which has the unique combination of wool and canvas fabrics, two different button types and the iconic top pocket placem…

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15 November, 2012

  • 03:20 AM

    foursquarewalls added the project called stripey jersey dress
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    I used McCalls 6599, a Fashion Star pattern, for this dress, but made it from cotton jersey instead of the charmeuse and crepe they recommended. I omitted the sleeves and the middle band, omitted t…

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30 October, 2012

  • 12:22 AM

    foursquarewalls added the project called corduroy beignet
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    I made my first Colette pattern and, as expected, it was a dream to sew. Here’s my navy corduroy Beignet skirt, which I love. It’s shortened a bit and I only used 8 buttons instead of 12.

    See mo…

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7 October, 2012

  • 03:30 PM

    foursquarewalls added the project called deer & doe - la veste pavot
    Pavot_jacket_016_listing

    I am not fluent in French, but I decided to go for it and make one of the new Deer & Doe patterns. La Veste Pavot (the poppy jacket) seemed simple enough in construction, and I was right! It’s a cu…

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29 September, 2012



11 September, 2012

  • 12:55 AM

    foursquarewalls added the project called red plaid shirtdress
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    Lumberjane! I used the Lisette Travelers Dress pattern, Simplicity 2246, View C mostly. I used View A sleeves and modified the skirt so it’s pleated, much shorter and a bit straighter at the sides….

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3 September, 2012

  • 10:01 PM

    foursquarewalls added the project called le beau thurlow
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    I’ve always had trouble finding pants that fit, so I was thrilled when Sewaholic released her Thurlow Trouser pattern designed for pear shapes. I made a straight size 6, which basically fit right o…

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25 August, 2012

  • 11:53 PM

    foursquarewalls added the project called cynthia rowley 2281
    Simplicity_2281_121_listing

    tomato red knit dress made from simplicity 2281, a cynthia rowley pattern from last year. if you make this, don’t use a thick ponteroma knit like i did. not the best decision for a lined gathered d…

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