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Alexander McQueen Tartan Skirt

I have been reading Alexander McQueen Blood Beneath the Skin by Andrew Wilson.  McQueen was such a tragically brilliant soul.  His work is thought provoking and on the edge.  I decided to give one of his tartan skirts a go.  They are beautifully cut an like a puzzle.  The inspiration I gained from his magnificant…
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Reversible Fall Cape – It’s a Wrap!

Reversible Fall Cape – It’s a Wrap! Vogue Pattern 9038 Very Easy Vogue, and it certainly couldn’t get any easier.  Two pattern pieces – front and back – for version B and binding.  For the beginner sewer, or for a quick cape, this is the perfect pattern. I am going to make it a little…
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Who Influences Your Style?

We are bombarded by style inspiration from not only TV and magazines, but now add Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, etc. How do we interpret these styles and make them appropriate for the everyday woman? How do they influence your style? Who influences your style? My Inspiration Elle Fanning is adorable, young, cute, hip and a Miu…
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Sewing With Velvet, Plaid and Leather

Some of the best fashion decisions are born from the fabrics and patterns we love to wear. This sewing with velvet, plaid and leather post is about just that. How an inspiration of something you love can take you down a design path that is sew fabulous! Sewing With Sandi is a participant in affiliate…
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