McCall’s 6739 – A tribal print dress in three hours!

Whenever I stumble into a fabric store, I wonder if I have some sort of built-in homing device that points me toward anything that’s blue. Honestly! There’s something going on, because my fabric stash right now is definitely ‘fifty shades of blue’. Given that homing device, you won’t be surprised to hear that, when I […]

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Butterick 5927: A warm front of plaid wool

This plaid coat is my most recent attempt to brighten up my outerwear wardrobe with color.  The base color of the loose weave is avocado green, a trendy color this fall that pays homage to some 70’s legends, namely Kitchenmaid, Sunbeam and Kenmore (harvest gold or burnt orange, anyone?). Plaid used to be the last thing I’d […]

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