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Simplicity S0902 and BOTM!

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Normally, I don't make the big name brand patterns.  They make me nuts as the directions never seem to make sense to me.  I keep trying though.  This one caught my eye.  It is so pretty and so me.

 

The Honey Blouse

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A few months ago I went to a Treelotta Pop-Up and bought this pretty rayon fabric.  I decided, as I purchased it, that it would be a blouse.  I really don't make blouses.  At that point, the hunt was on to find a pattern...

 

Not sewing...

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My sewing machine is in the shop.  I'm lost.

 

 

Today I cut some things out.  Not good enough.  I've been listening to Chumped.  That helps a tiny bit.

 

 

 

BINGO in March

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Still no BINGO for me.  Seriously.  I have been sewing alot (except for when I was sick), but I haven't been focused on the BINGO.  Oh well.  Also, I fell off the wagon bought a bunch of fabric.  Not cool.

 

Here's the Polaris Bag.  It's the March Bag of The Month.  Pattern by Sew Sweetness.

One GIANT UFO done!

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Jon Bunch

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Sometime, in the way back, I bought a 7" record by a band called Reason to Believe.  I love that 7" to this day.  It's called The Next Door.  Maybe you remember when I posted about finding the 7" at Chain Reaction?  And when I posted a photo 'cause I was so stoked to find it (even though I still own mine).  

January Bag of The Month and BINGO cont.

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Here's my January Bag of The Month.  I used some of my stash - the old Ragnar Mad Mod line - one of my favorites.

 

I now have 2 squares colored in on my Patterns BINGO card.

 

Pepernoot Hooded Coat Complete!

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I spent a lot of time the past two nights finishing my coat.  The exterior is corduroy and as I was working the dye was staining my fingers.  What!?  So, today it's been washed and soaked and extra rinsed like crazy.  Hopefully it will be leaky no more when I take it out of the dryer.

 

 

BINGO - Let's Go! Also, Pepernoot Part 4

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I started my Patterns BINGO Card.  The squares that I am currently working on are outlined.  When that project is complete, the square will be filled in.  Even though I started the Pepernoot Hooded Coat last year, I decided I would still use it as a BINGO project.  The Betz White pattern I am working on is the Backgammon Bag, and it is the January Bag Of The Month.

 

 

Hooded Pepernoot Coat Part 3

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It's starting to look like a coat finally!  It's awesome.  I sewed the bodice pieces to the bottom pieces, then shoulder seams and side seams.  Next up, I need to get some interfacing bonded on.  I also have not even cut out the lining.  I'm feeling good.  I haven't sewed anything in 2 weeks or so.  

 

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