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denim refashioned jacket

What I’m sewing July 2019: refashions and mental break sewing

I’ve been shooting for writing a lot of helpful to other sewist types of posts lately. That’s where I want to go for Elizabeth Made This over time, but I thought you might be curious about what I’m sewing personally too occasionally. So here’s what I’m sewing in July 2019. Sassy denim skirt refashion I’m …

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Sew Over It Penny dress goes to The Haunted Wood

The light was filmy, and the woods around me positively technicolor.  Elaborate spider webs lay untouched and moss grew wild.  I half expected a gnome to jump out and yell, gotcha.  It was not the place that I first imagined my Sew Over It Penny dress in this rather tropical Lady McElroy fabric to take …

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Yarn embroidered coat

Solid fabric is a blank canvas.  I can think of few projects that illustrate this better than my new yarn embroidered coat.  A skein of wool yarn and some patience transformed this plain ivory sweater fleece into something that I’m really excited about!