February

February 26, 2011

The Snug Bug tour of fabric shops part one… S.R. Harris.

Good morning velveteen rabbits and other assorted much loved animals. Speaking of velveteen… we got in some of the new Anna Maria Horner fabrics this week […]
February 25, 2011

What’s my style? Rambling and plotting my next projects…

Evening bumblebees. I have no new finished items to show off today. Normally I skip these days on the blog – I’m more of a show […]
February 23, 2011

My upcycled, hot glue, anthropolgie-esque, rose garden cardi…

I lied. There was no hot glue involved with the making of this cardigan! This is the next piece of my Spring Palette Challenge – the […]
February 22, 2011

And out of left field… elastic. Hot Patterns Marrakesh Drawstring Pants

Happy Monday fellow flamingos! Here in Minneapolis we’ve gotten another foot and a half of snow, pretty much ensuring that Minnesota, at least, is entering a […]
February 18, 2011

Pants! Pants! All over the place! Hot Patterns Everyday Pants and Razor Sharp Pants.

Alright duck billed platypies. I’ve more pants for you. These pants are quick and dirty and not pleasant to look at. And unlike the last post […]
February 17, 2011

Fitting trousers (Simplicity 3688). Now we have a nice, pac-man ghost shape….

Sorry for the blogging blackout. I’ve literally spent every spare moment poking myself with pins in an effort to figure out this &(#^&)@ trouser fitting! Must […]
February 11, 2011
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To pleat or not to pleat…

I have good news and bad news. The good news is if you’re in the mood for a blog post that meanders aimlessly with no finished […]
February 10, 2011

McCalls 5094–the February Dress. A little roses and lace.

Yay! It’s done! The February dress. After the never-ending string of muslins, I just did one final tweak (shaving another inch or so from the bottom […]
February 8, 2011
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Why I do not want wear the pants in the family. Snug Bug goes on field trip to the Mall of America.

Alrighty, jackrabbits. First up, old business. Yes, Lady Katza, I’m planning on doing a quickie how-to on making the sweetheart Sencha. And for those who suggested […]
February 5, 2011
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The February dress…McCalls 5094. The dress of a thousand muslins.

Good day cats and kittens. It’s currently 54 degrees in my house (give or take 20 degrees) and Lucy the stenchhound is earning her keep as […]