Monthly Archives: December 2012

garment bags, round 2: for long, full skirts

I have two very full, ankle-length tiered skirts for dance. In my current group, black is verboten, so my black skirt gets very little use and has been starting literally to collect dust. My red skirt gets used regularly, but … Continue reading

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organic, free range, cruelty-free, artisanal mending

This mending project must be all those things to explain why I didn’t finish until more than two years after I started! I had darning needles and cotton yarn that was a good colour match for the sweater, but I … Continue reading

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boot bag

Last Christmas, I gave my sister a pair of shoe bags. She mentioned that a bag that would fit a pair of boots would not go amiss. I dug out the remaining scraps of the fabric I had used for … Continue reading

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sorry for all the crappy photos

Problem #1 Winter When I get home after work, it’s already dark. No outdoor photos. We can have snow for about 5 months of the year. Problem #1a No landscaping Even in the summer, outdoor photos are a bit of … Continue reading

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garment bags

I have a few items in my closet that don’t get much use, so I thought I’d make some garment bags to keep the dust off. I traced a hanger, straightened the lines, and added “ease” and seam allowance. (Note … Continue reading

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