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13 May, 2015

  • 06:32 PM

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    madebymeg added the project Bathing Suit Success!
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    The key to bathing suit perfection? Cups. Without them, my bathing suits have been flimsy, don’t stay in place, and then with tightening always end up too tight. For this one, I had some bathing su…

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15 April, 2015

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    madebymeg added the project Dog Dress
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    Just a dose of cuteness courtesy of Beatrix and her new dress. The garment is mostly a series of almost-rectangles sewn, gathered, and buttoned together.

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30 March, 2015

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    madebymeg commented on the project Fruity Retro Twist Bikini

    Wow this is so cute! I’m glad I read up on yours, too, because I didn’t realize the top was woven. I’m hoping to make this in a swimsuit fabric, so I’ll have to muslin. Love the fabric!



19 March, 2015

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    madebymeg added the project Freemantle Cocoon Coat
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    This is Marilla Walker’s Freemantle Coat. Cocoon coats are very on-trend right now, and the Freemantle pulls heavily from street style and fashion inspiration. It is interesting and unique without …

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6 March, 2015

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    madebymeg added the project Fitted Jeans
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    In all, my weekend with Ginger was a success! After making more than ten pairs of jeans from three patterns over the past few years, I feel like I finally have a TNT pattern. To the trained eye the…

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9 February, 2015

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    madebymeg added the project Men's Gingham Shirt
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    While I had wanted to use this fabric for myself (and still may have some fabric left over) this one went to Mr. Made for his big 3-0 birthday. He was out of town for work in the week leading up to…

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7 February, 2015

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    madebymeg commented on the article LauraStar Giveaway

    Interfacing interfacing interfacing – will help keep you fabric stable whether embroidering or mixing fabrics



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4 November, 2014

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    madebymeg added the project Sutton Blouse
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    This is True Bias’s new pattern, the Sutton Blouse! You know I love me a kimono top, so it’s no surprise I’m sporting another one here. Kelli drafted this out of a desire for more v-neck patterns, …

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7 October, 2014

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    madebymeg added the project Last Days of Summer Maya Dress
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    It may be after Labor Day, but in the San Francisco Bay Area this is the nicest time of year! A new dress in Marilla Walker’s new Maya Top/Dress pattern was the perfect way to beat the heat.

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23 April, 2014

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    madebymeg added the project The (Almost) Perfect Pair
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    I have been trying to make the perfect pair of work pants for almost four years now. This time, I think I’ve finally gotten pretty close with Burda 7447 – recommended by Sunni and pattern admirers …

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27 February, 2014

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    madebymeg commented on the project Valentine's Day Lace

    Right?! Bra making is by far one of the hardest fitting undertakings I have ever done. Some day I’ll try a new pattern, but I have to work up the energy!



14 February, 2014

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    madebymeg added the project Valentine's Day Lace
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    While I am one of those girls who typically shuns the hype of Valentine’s Day, I can’t resist a good opportunity to make up some pretty lingerie. So whether you’re going out with the girls this Fri…

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7 January, 2014

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    madebymeg added the project Men's Casual Blazer
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    Manfriend needed something dressy, but still casual enough for the land where CEOs where flip flops and business casual generally includes jeans. Enter this unlined blazer: casual enough for everyd…

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12 December, 2013

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    madebymeg commented on the article Ski Trip: 12 Patterns for the Slopes

    I was wondering how anyone would be as lucky to find the perfect print for the sweater pattern, but then I saw the line drawing and it’s actually pretty ingenious! any knit fabric with a striped pa…



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20 August, 2013

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    madebymeg added the project Mae Blouse
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    The Mae Blouse has that lovely vintage-y feel I’ve been looking for, but is a modern pattern that actually works for me! And because it has…

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    madebymeg added the project Pants, Pants, Everywhere!
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    While I was afraid to make pants at first, I think it is safe to say now that I’m officially addicted: camel ankle-length pants for work, pleather pants for play, jeans for me, and even a pair for …

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    madebymeg added the project Baby Dresses
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    Everybody’s having babies! To meet the demand, I made up these two cute outfits for two of our four office babies this year.

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23 April, 2013

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    madebymeg added the project Ruffle Peplum
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    After putting in a lot of sewing time fitting bras and pants, this was a quick and satisfying project to take on. In fact, not only do I think this ruffle peplum top is pretty darn cute, but it’s e…

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