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And the Winner is…

the Winner is…. Congrats, Susan! You will receive this handmade gift! A batik tissue box featuring Orange Carp. (Carp are good luck, BTW.) If you are interested in seeing pics of the batik process click HERE. Thank you to all … Continue reading

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Let the embellishments begin!

We are up to 16 Reviews! 7 days left to get to our goal of 50! Who will win the handmade prize? Shoot me an email to let me know you have purchased the book and I will enter your … Continue reading

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Mad for the Marquess ~ Out tomorrow!

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Say YES to the Dress #2 “Puttin’ on the Glitz”

One week until Mad for the Marquess is released! So let’s get to the Glitz! But first, The winner of the SLEEVE is: Tulip A good choice because it is simple and can easily be added to if so desired. … Continue reading

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Say YES to the Dress #2 Bodice takes Shape

And the winner of the Bodice shape is: “V” waistline and “V” neckline! So on we go. The pattern shows two views, one with a ruched front placket, and one with “Reveres” (which is a sort of lapel). I am … Continue reading

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Say YES to the Dress #2 ~ Under Pinnings and Basic Shape

And the winner is: Opalescent Taffeta! The linen was strong early in the voting, but then the taffeta squeaked through. Actually, I am just as happy NOT have to sacrifice these beautifully made curtains to my sewing scissors. They are … Continue reading

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The Iceing on the Cake

The Icing on the Cake. I thought the dress was finished. However, at my RWA chapter meeting where I was giving a talk on my sewing escapades, I asked my chapter mates if they thought the dress needed a sash or a belt. … Continue reading

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