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17 August, 2011

  • 02:24 AM

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    pattythesnugbug added the project The July Dress
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    This year I’ve been trying to make one new dress pattern each month… here’s July! This is the Colette Macaron pattern and I’m still evaluating whether or not I like the style. I LOVE the fabrics …

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15 August, 2011

  • 04:24 PM

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    pattythesnugbug added the project The Yellow Dewberry skirt
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    I love a full circle skirt and have been HUNTING for the perfect yellow print! I loved this one and made it using my favorite pattern (Kwik Sew 3657) which is a full circle skirt with a nice, wide …

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  • 04:21 PM

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    pattythesnugbug added the project Knit'N'Cotton Dress
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    I live in dresses in the summer and always am interested in something quick and easy with potential for mixing patterns. This dress from kwik sew (3758) is a perfect summer dress! It sews up easy, …

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  • 04:14 PM

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    pattythesnugbug added the project Maxi|Maxi
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    This summer I’ve made two versions of Kwik Sew 3856, a simple maxi dress with a surplice neckline. It’s quick and easy to sew and fun to wear! I hacked apart my skirt pattern to make a contrast ban…

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16 June, 2011

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    pattythesnugbug added the project Piping in Pink
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    I restrained myself and used a solid cotton voile to show off the little details of the Colette Violet blouse. Teeny piping, a peter pan collar and self-covered buttons. More info and pictures are …

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  • 03:43 PM

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    pattythesnugbug added the project Tribal Maxi Dress
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    Mostly self draft, eight yards of cotton/silk voile and some butterfly chiffon. My favorite dress ever!

    For more on how I started with a commercial pattern (Burda 7697), graded it up, added sho…

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19 April, 2011

  • 06:45 PM

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    pattythesnugbug added the project summer of 1980 shirt (and shorts!)
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    I made this as a copy of an outfit my grandmother made for me when I was six. The shirt is a basic raglan sleeve with a ruffle and a midriff band. The shorts are a back-zip, fairly high waisted lin…

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14 April, 2011

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    pattythesnugbug commented on the project Simplicity 2337

    so simple and so flattering! I love it!

  • 04:42 PM

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    pattythesnugbug added the project Sound of Music coat
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    This is the Classic Tailored Jacket from the book, Sew Serendipity – with a few twists and turns and extras. Slightly redrafted/graded up. Some gathers removed, some seams added. Handworked buttonh…

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6 April, 2011

  • 08:03 PM

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    pattythesnugbug commented on the project The Lotus Blossom skirt

    there is a tutorial on my blog, if you’re interested. Adding the step by step on this site makes me feel like throwing my computer through the window :-)

  • 08:01 PM

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    pattythesnugbug commented on the project The Lotus Blossom skirt

    Nope – I haven’t worn it in real life, so it missed me-made-march! Maybe this summer…

  • 08:01 PM

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    pattythesnugbug commented on the project The Lotus Blossom skirt

    I liked the hem a lot too – and all that topstitching gave it some weight so it wasn’t so stiff.

  • 08:00 PM

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    pattythesnugbug commented on the project The Lotus Blossom skirt

    huh – i didn’t do anything special with the stitching! other than forget to lengthen the stitch length for the tops of the pockets…I just sewed to the corner, stopped and pivoted -



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12 March, 2011

  • 05:06 PM

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    pattythesnugbug added the project Puddle-jumping raincoat
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    I took the slightly scary plunge and used laminated cotton to make a raincoat that has a bit of a girl-spy feel to it. At least, I feel a bit espionage-prone while wearing it. Now I’m on the hunt f…

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  • 03:07 PM

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    pattythesnugbug added the project A Man-Coat
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    Wool flannel coat for keeping my husband warm and covering up his suit when he goes to work! Used Burda 7780 (not sure if it’s still in print!) More pictures and details can be found on my blog

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