Category Archives: nature

It’s all Happening in Queue for the Zoo

  Pattern: Archer by Grainline Studio Fabric: Liberty Tana Lawn “Queue for the Zoo” SKU: ZOO-G Year: contemporary, and classic Notions: thread, buttons, interfacing Time to complete: One day to cut, one day to make First worn: January 2016 between rainstorms Wear again? It’s … Continue reading

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Pea Coat Nouveau

Fabric: Navy Blue Wool and silky turquoise lining Pattern: Vogue 8884 View B Year: Classic (this design dates back to the 1700’s) Notions: Gold metallic buttons with a blue center Accessories: Hand crocheted scarf (made by me) Time to complete: a few weeks First … Continue reading

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All Sewn Up in 2015

Just some of the highlights of 2015! I pledged not to buy RTW clothes and made all of my own. I posted my makes to The Monthly Stitch, Kolabora, and Sewist as well as to my blog at Zibergirl.com. I … Continue reading

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So Long, Marianne!

I love this cute knit dress designed by Christine Haynes. The Marianne has a 60’s vibe and can be made up easily in a variety of knits and styles.   The one I’m wearing is a practice muslin that I made to  check … Continue reading

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Winners!

Congratulations to all of the kind commenters during my celebratory month of September! There’s been a whirlwind of activities this past month with the marriage  of my step-daughter.  Friends and family came from all over the the U.S and as far … Continue reading

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I made it ! Round 4 of SOSM!

I’m super excited and thrilled to have made it to the semifinals with my Cuna Tote and Pouch entry in the Super Online Sewing Match II hosted by Sew Mama Sew. The challenge for round four requires the remaining four contestants … Continue reading

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The Sutton Blouse Goes Boho!

  Hello friends! Here’s my entry for the first round of sewing in the Super Online Sewing Match II. Our patterns and gift certificates for fabric arrived on June 24 and we had 7 days to make our version of the … Continue reading

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A Rose by Any Other Name….

What pattern did you use? For my New-To-Me dress I chose the Cambie Dress by Sewholic.  I liked this pattern because of the sizing that is made especially for the pear- shaped gal. Now that’s me! I’m always grading smaller at … Continue reading

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Riding that Train….

I’m so impressed with all of the entries for the Indie Dress Contest! There are some awesome makes using unique indie patterns. Many of which are brand new to me. It’s so neat to see what they look like on real people! Here … Continue reading

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Fun in a Field of Dandelions Dress

Here’s my entry for the Indie Pattern Month Contest for Dresses. I hope everyone is having fun sewing up all their entries for the contests this month. I know I am! Pattern? Why did you choose it? I used Lekala Sewing … Continue reading

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