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Is Designer Denim Worth It? — A Tale of Two Gingers

***WARNING: My inner fabric snob will be showing in this post — apologies in advance. *** “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the… Read More Is Designer Denim Worth It? — A Tale of Two Gingers

Capsule Wardrobe

A Cozy Linden Sweatshirt

Before we take another look at one of my all-time favorite patterns (shameless Grainline fangirl here), I just wanted to let y’all know that I have more great tips over on the Sew the Show blog today!  Several of you have expressed interest in seeing how I do a forward sloping shoulder adjustment, which is… Read More A Cozy Linden Sweatshirt

Pattern Review, Sew The Show

A Whole New World: The Granville Shirt

Hey there peeps — long time no see!  For the lazy, hazy summer, June was actually quite busy.  I’m not quite sure how that happened actually.  But we had friends visiting 3 weekends, and then Father’s Day weekend, so I guess it shouldn’t be a big surprise. I had grand plans for my June Sew… Read More A Whole New World: The Granville Shirt

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Back to work wardrobe building

When I went back to work after 12 quick weeks of maternity leave (seriously, how do 12 weeks just disappear? Oh yeah, I just can’t remember them because I wasn’t sleeping), I faced quite a challenge from a wardrobe standpoint going back to work though — none of my pants fit. Seriously, not a single… Read More Back to work wardrobe building