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leafandlinen

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17 January, 2014



12 January, 2014

  • 05:08 AM

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    leafandlinen added the project Expecto Patronum! Apron
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    I sewed and embroidered this apron for my sister for Christmas this year, since she loves Harry Potter (me too!) The pattern is the half apron from Butterick 4945 with a top and straps added. The s…

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  • 04:58 AM

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    leafandlinen added the project Maria Dress (Simplicity 1803)
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    I made this about a year ago, but just got around to posting. I’m calling it the Maria dress, because it reminds me of a dress Maria wears in the Sound of Music, though it’s not like it at all… T…

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22 September, 2013

  • 10:39 PM

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    leafandlinen added JuliaBobbin as a friend
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    leafandlinen added the project La Joie de la Toile du Jouy
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    I love this dress, especially with the crinoline underneath. I made Butterick 5748, which is a reproduction 1960 pattern. It’s a circle skirt usually cut on the crosswise grain, but because of the …

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  • 10:04 PM

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    leafandlinen added the project Matroyshka Dress Frankenpattern
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    I saw this Eva Franco dress on Modcloth and then on Zooey Deschanel a few months ago and knew I had to make my own. I had the matroyshka doll dress fabric from fabric.com already, and then I found …

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13 September, 2013

  • 11:13 PM

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    leafandlinen added the project Brown Polka-Dot Coffee Date Dress
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    My first attempt at Elaine May’s Coffee Date Dress. I had to take it in quite a bit from the size I measured at and cut out. Though I sew a dress almost every other week, the facing technique was a…

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30 July, 2013



29 July, 2013



24 July, 2013

  • 08:26 PM

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    leafandlinen added the project Simplicity 2444 Favorite Dress
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    This was my first take on Simplicity 2444. It was supposed to be a wearable muslin when I made it last year, but I’ve fallen in love with it and wear it frequently. It’s a cheaper cotton from Hanco…

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23 July, 2013

  • 05:44 PM

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    leafandlinen added the project Shades of Teal Simplicity 2444
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    Simplcity 2444 in a Kitty Yoshida Brooklyn Heights fabric. I love love love this sewing pattern. I’ve sewn it up twice already and it’s simple and cute. The zipper isn’t lapped, so the technique i…

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14 April, 2012



13 April, 2012