Monthly Archives: October 2020

Dogbone Pillow

So I’ve had to learn to sleep  on my back (ugh) . This has not been a nice process, and has involved a lot of more-or-less ineffectual trial-and-error experimentation. The latest iteration — and one that seems to be working! … Continue reading

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White Wide-Legged Pants

I know, it’s October, and totally the wrong season for white pants. But what’s a season, anyway, in our Covid world? I’ve made these pants — Vogue 8499 — many times in the past, and always mis-remember how hugely over-sized … Continue reading

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Masks? Why, Yes

Herein, a brief history of my life with masks. (Hail, Covid!)  I began researching and sewing when urgent calls went out in early 2020 from institutions desperate for any kind of masks at all.  Home sewers like me took to … Continue reading

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Talvikki Mash-Up

I bought the Named Talvikki pattern strictly for the neckline, because I didn’t want to draft it myself. This was just as well, since the neckline was the only part of the pattern that came close to fitting me. But … Continue reading

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