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The Wednesday Showcase

Good Morning All :)It’s a bright, sunny day here in Chicago. Not too chilly, 30 degrees, and getting above freezing a little later today.   I began the day with a task that made me just a little nervous. The vet who did the second surgery on …

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The Wednesday Showcase/Simply Spectacular Sleeves

I am a happy girl this morning, the heatwave has broken, the air conditioner is off, and my doors and windows have flung open!!! It’s going to be a glorious day 🙂 There was a commercial some time ago, I have no idea what it was for, so obvio…

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The Wednesday Showcase

We have a light rain falling this morning here in Chicago. Just love mornings like this. It’s as if peace is being poured out over the city :)You aren’t just seeing things, it’s an actual Wednesday Showcase post! If you don’t know Elizabeth from E…

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A Very Special Wednesday Showcase

It’s hard to believe that another hurricane is barreling its way through the Caribbean with its destination set on the United States. As horrific as Hurricane Harvey proved to be to Texas, this one has the potential to be far worse, a category 5 storm …

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Coming Up This Week

Something rather fun is going to happen tomorrow night, Tuesday, September 5, 2017. At least, I hope it’s going to be fun!!! In case you haven’t heard, there’s a fun internet sewing show called That Sewing Blab which airs each and every Tuesday ev…

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This Week in Sewing Blogs // vol. 140

Kielo dress by Named Patterns // Closet Case PatternsHappy Sunday makers! It’s been a little bananas around here this week. We launch our new pattern tomorrow (so. excited.)

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This Week in Sewing Blogs // Vol. 139

Drygoods Design - Seattle WA // Closet Case PatternsSorry for the short hiatus on our weekly round-up posts. I was on the West Coast for two weeks on

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The Wednesday Showcase

Today will mark the end of a very special time of my life. For the past 6 years, I have been the president of the American Opera Society of Chicago. I remember running up the stairs to my very first board meeting as president. As my shoes hit each stai…

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This Week in Sewing Blogs // Vol. 138

Me Made May 2017 // Closet Case PatternsHappy Sunday makers! We’ve been a little crazed in the studio this week; after launching our Kelly Lining expansion and

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This Week in Sewing Blogs // vol. 137

Happy Sunday makers! I’ve been sewing like crazy since I know once I move next month I probably won’t have much time

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This Week in Sewing Blogs // vol. 136

Happy Sunday makers! I’ve spent the weekend slowly going through my many closets, sorting everything into sell/donate/keep piles in preparation

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This Week in Sewing Blogs // vol. 135

Spring has FINALY arrived in Montreal and to celebrate G and I walked around all afternoon today, drinking coffee, stopping

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This Week in Sewing Blogs // Vol. 133

Zadie Dress by Tilly & the ButtonsHappy Sunday makers! I’ve been busy sewing up new samples of our Sallie Jumpsuit and Carolyn Pajamas for an upcoming

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This Week in Sewing Blogs // vol. 132

This week in sewing blogs vol. 132 // Closet Case PatternsIt’s been a crazy weekend. I used up some air miles to come for a short weekend trip to visit

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This Week in Sewing Blogs // Vol. 130

Vogue V1501 // Closet Case PatternsHappy Sunday makers! I spent a glorious weekend doing some personal sewing in the studio. I got organized and wrote

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The Wednesday Showcase

A few months ago, our alderman sent out a notice that we could get free rain barrels for our gardens. When I was a little girl, a number of people in our community would catch rain water and use it for their gardens as well as washing their hair. They …

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This Week in Sewing Blogs // Vol. 129

Gutermann topstitching thread // Closet Case PatternsHappy Sunday makers! Hope you’re also enjoying scarily unseasonal weather like I am in Maryland right now (here for a

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This Week in Sewing Blogs // Vol. 128

Happy Sunday makers! I’m still recovering from an EPIC day cutting denim for our wicked awesome upcoming kits (next Monday,

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The Wednesday Showcase

Happy Wednesday! Looks like the ground hog was right, winter continues on, and snow is on its way. I look at it this way, it’s good for my roses. Always a silver lining :)My husband and I had an early date last night and went to see the movie Hidd…

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THIS WEEK IN SEWING BLOGS // VOL. 127

Happy Sunday makers. It was my birthday this week. Normally I don’t make much of a fuss, but it’s been

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The Wednesday Showcase

Happy Wednesday Everyone! Well, it has been quite a week as I’ve been to the emergency room twice. Once is bad enough, but twice is not nice. The nasty cold I’ve been dealing with for far too long turned into a rather awful and quite painful sinus…

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THIS WEEK IN SEWING BLOGS // VOL. 126

It’s been a very difficult and emotional week for many of us, and I have Read More >>

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The Wednesday Showcase

It’s been a fairly mild winter in Chicago. I have a feeling that the bottom is going to fall out of the weather bucket come February and we’re going to be shocked! Gotta love Chicago :)Regardless of the weather outside, thanks to my nephew, it’s a…

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The Wednesday Showcase

A friend has asked me to help decorate a guest bedroom. She has a fun pine log bed, so she would like to go for a mountain/forest type theme. We ordered a new dresser and bedside tables, along with new bedside lamps. I’ve purchased the fabric for the c…

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THIS WEEK IN SEWING BLOGS // VOL. 125

Happy (end of) Sunday makers! This weekend I laid fairly low, preparing for a big Read More >>

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The Wednesday Showcase

After a bit of a hiatus, the Wednesday Showcase is back in full swing. It’s such a fun part of my week, and I’m so grateful to those of you who talked me into coming back with the posts. I know that I walk away so inspired and energized and I hope you …

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THIS WEEK IN SEWING BLOGS // VOL. 124

Happy 2017 makers! I hope you’re enjoying a restful weekend after the madness of the holidays. I’ve been catching up

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THIS WEEK IN SEWING BLOGS // VOL. 124

Happy 2017 makers! I hope you’re enjoying a restful weekend after the madness of the Read More >>

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THIS WEEK IN SEWING BLOGS // VOL. 123

Happy Sunday! I am currently laid up in bed with cramps and trying to make Read More >>

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THIS WEEK IN SEWING BLOGS // VOL. 122

I just spent a very fun weekend in Hamilton, Ontario teaching a Ginger workshop at Read More >>

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