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Polka Dot Lutterloh Blouse, Saved from Oblivion

This was supposed to be the lining for the color blocked version of this top(shown below that I had made for the Mini Wardrobe contest.  However, the main fabric was a  cotton Lycra stretch, and this had none. It shredded when I removed it, so I lost the seam allowances. it was on It’s way…

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Va Va Va Voom Nightie Another Lutterloh Success

iI lover I Love This Dress!My mother, Esther was world class at what she called “reclining”. She had any number of caftans, robes , “shifts” and “muu-muus”. I learned from her how to look wonderful, be comfortable, and of course get others to make my evening coffee.  Living in the tropics requires softly tailored, cool clothing.…

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The Lekala Top and the Bombastic Boobs!

This blog post is my review of the Lekala Ruched top.  I was going to send this farther away then just to my Oh Shit drawer. I sent some photos to my good sewing friend on Pattern Review. I told her the fate of the top was in her hands. if she thought I looked…

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Susan Finally Makes Progress on Her Mini-Wardrobe

What a spectacularly  awful sewing week.  I broke the deadlock today, finally.  I drafted the patterns for the denim dress, the denim skirt with contrast panel and the  silk blouse. Based on my normal sewing speed, I should have had the blouse and skirt done by today. This is the  blouse and skirt I am…

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Susan Starts a Blue Linen Baja Dress

It’s hot here! In fact we are heading into what my beloved calls Summer Hell, the fifth season of the year here in Southern Baja. We have a luscious pool, and insulated and air conditioned house and gentle breezes at night and in the morning. But  moving around the rest of the day is misery. You go…

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Some fabric scraps make magic!

Day eight of the juice fast. I am losing weight, I feel good, and my energy levels are high. Sew, here is my Asian Inspired Lazy Girl Lily Pocket Purse. This is the front of the purse. I love the shape and the space it has inside.  Gentle pleats at the top and tiny darts…

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