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    Beignet: Casey’s Creation

    the yellow fabric she chose, the contrasting buttons, and actually the entire outfit she’s wearing here. Casey says: “The Beignet skirt pattern is drafted beautifully, and everything fit together well….

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    Featured Seamstress: Zoe

    Name: Zoë Skill Level: Intermediate Patterns Used: Jasmine and Beignet Her Blog: One Rainy Afternoon Her Posts about the Project: Beignet and Jasmine What kind of fabric did you use?…

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    Featured Seamstress: Erika

    you have about the project? As this was the second beignet skirt I made, I think it is the perfect classic pattern. It’s flattering and a great staple to any…

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    Featured Seamstress: Katy

    you have about the project? I’ve always had a bit of a difficult relationship with high-waisted garments, probably because I’m quite short-waisted, but this skirt fits like a dream. I…

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    Featured Seamstress: Erin

    style in the pattern? I’d seen a lot of solid color beignets, but not many made from a print. I wanted something that I could wear this summer with solid…

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    Featured Seamstress: Laura Mae

    the pattern? My vintage sensibilities are apparent even when I use contemporary patterns (although one of the things I love about this pattern is its classic lines). I decided to…

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    Parfait: Kathi’s Creation

    Kathi sent me this lovely version of the Parfait dress, in a nice midweight denim. Doesn’t it look great? Here’s what she says: “I finished my Parfait dress and I…

  • Inspiration

    The Beat Generation

    flashes. I am thinking the Sencha blouse in silk crepe tucked into simple capri pants or the seductive Beignet skirt (perhaps in black with red buttons). This outfit could be…

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    One Week, One Pattern

    is to wear variations of a single sewing pattern for a whole week, which I think is a really fun idea. As Tilly says, “It’s about celebrating those sewing patterns…

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    Ten more patterns now available instantly!

    available as digital downloads as well as in print. The response has been great, and I know this is especially helpful for the great numbers of you who don’t live…

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    Your Creations: 5 favorites for April

    5 lovely favorites from our Flickr group this month: 1. Red juniper trousers by Jane of Handmade Jane 2. A kelly green beignet by Tiffany of Twilltape 3. A vintage…

  • Inspiration

    Weekend Reading: Celebrating Women and Me-Made-May

    from discs of mushrooms! Why do we collect? A fascinating look at our impulse to express ourselves with objects Unique Science-Themed Quilts. I need one of these! “Concert ‘Merch’ Comes…

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    Seamwork 22: Power Dressing

    a classic turtleneck dress, appropriate for both the office and cocktails. Its body skimming shape and knit construction make this dress as easy to wear as it is to sew….