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Pineapple dress (Vogue 8901)

Pineapple dress (Vogue 8901)

I wanted to make a quick summer dress project and after browsing at my pattern stash, I found this Vogue 8901. From the pattern envelope: “Dress has no side seams, close-fitting, lined bodice extending to side back, pleated skirt, side front seams, narrow hem, and invisible back zipper. B: lined skirt. C: bodice front cut on crosswise grain, back… Continue Reading

Summer knit dress (McCall’s 6700)

Summer knit dress (McCall’s 6700)

I’ve been busy this week since Monte came, house-training him and such, that I don’t have too much time for my sewing machine. But yesterday I really want to make something instead of wiping dog pee off the floor, so here’s a quick dress for an instant gratification. The pattern is McCall’s 6700 from the… Continue Reading

Monte the beagle

Monte the beagle

If you’re following me on Instagram or Twitter, you’ve probably noticed a new face that recently popped up there. Meet Monte the Beagle! He’s a 10 month old beagle that we are fostering since last weekend. Whenever I think about fond childhood memories, there’s always dogs in there. They were part of my happy memories. … Continue Reading