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A white man wearing sunglasses, white shirt, and dark blue pants sits on a stone wall in front of a green bush with white flowers.

Pants for My Guy – Simplicity 8519 and Closet Core Morgan Shorts

Greetings and Happy Spring! Well, so much for being more consistent with my blogging in 2022! What’s that saying? Whenever you makes plans, God gets a Netflix comedy special? If the last couple of years have taught us anything, it’s that the only certain thing is uncertainty. But in the first few months of the …

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A Tale of Two (and a half) Basques

December, eh?  Wow…one minute, you’re watching the leaves change as you navigate some intense, real-life priorities, and next thing you know, the end of another year is on the horizon. Fewer and shorter sewing sessions means I’ve missed two full months of posting, but this last entry of 2021 is going to be a three-piece …

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A white woman with red hair stands in front of a colourful mural by First Nations artist Steve Smith - Dla'kwagila . She wears a teal jumpsuit and sunglasses.

Sirocco Jumpsuit in Teal Jersey

Mural: ‘Love, Knowledge, and Peace’ by Steve Smith~Dla’kwagila Have you ever decided to spend a chunk of time in a new city, filled with excitement and an anything-is-possible attitude, bolstered by good wishes from people saying, “Oh, that’s great! You’ll love it! You’ll do so well there!”, only to discover that it’s just…not your jam? …

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