Michee Rose

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First Cake

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    I finally got around to trying some Cake patterns. Why ever did I wait so long? Seriously, everything went together like a dream! First up, my first Tiramisu. I cut a 30D/32.5 (with a small amount of consultation

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Progress

I haven’t been in my sewing room much. I’ve been working on a couple of costumes (almost entirely hand sewn while watching House of Cards). I’ll show those when I’m finished (although they’ve been previewed on social media). I’ve also

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Something of an oxymoron

Why an oxymoron? Well, I have a pair of quiet corduroy slacks! My first completed make of the year is a new-to-me pattern: Collette Juniper’s (trousers with a moderate-to-wide leg). Let me just say: J’adore! I made them from regular wale

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Second make of 2014

Technically, this is my second make of 2014. I haven’t gotten decent photos of make #1. I keep trying to find a decent tunic pattern, but still no luck. This is a swingy top from V8952 (view B) in a

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Sweatshop Sewing

Rest assured, I have not given up sewing after a packed month of Me-Made-May. No, not nearly. I have, however, been doing relatively uninteresting sewing. I’ve been sweatshop ping armbands for our studio swap meet and boutique, the swap being

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Two new tees!

Two quick t-shirt remakes. Nothing special other than a little testing of a new raglan t-shirt pattern. I finally traced the Built by Wendy Sew U Knits. I used a small/medium with a little waist-shaping from Simplicity 4878 (my other

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Wardrobe Basic for my birthday

My husband was traveling this week so I managed, in drips and dribbles, to get a new pencil skirt sewn. I realized I reach for my denim skirt all the time. I wear it once a week, minimum. And while

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Finished Object!

Okay, so this was finished the other weekend, not this one (no time with a party, bellydance troupe photo shoot and cleaning house for an appraisal) I think I might retake the photos for the contest…but here’s my “summer in

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Working

Working on the new Laurel dress. I did a muslin of the blouse last week. I’m a little unsure how flattering it will be, but the idea of having a loose-fitting dress for summer is just too appealing! Putting together

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