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Close up of a white woman with red hair wearing a brown embroidered linen top and large beaded earrings

A Little Embellishment: Fern Top with Hand Stitching

At the beginning of the year, one of the goals I set out for this little hobby of mine was to incorporate new, more challenging skills into my sewing practice. I’ve managed to make a pretty decent wardrobe for myself — one that both reflects the many sides of my personality and allows for change …

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Close up front detail of purple bra with black lace and beading

New Year, New Bra!

Happy 2022, everyone!  After sewing up a ready-for-anything black denim flight suit to end 2021, I thought I’d do a 180 degree turn and start this year with a bra-and-underwear set. My sister gave me a gift certificate for the Tailor Made shop for Christmas, and before spending it, I thought I’d take an inventory …

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