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Little Bunny Phoebe

“Little Bunny Foo Foo Phoebe Hopping Through the Forest….” Pattern: Phoebe Dress by Colette Patterns Fabric: Radiant Girl by Lecien Fabrics Year: 2016 Notions: thread, zipper, buttons, interfacing Time to complete: One day to cut, one day to make First worn: By my granddaughter in … 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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How to make…. A Blouse with a Bow

Hello and Happy October! Before the weather turns cold, I wanted to make one last light-weight cotton blouse.  I chose Lekala 4452 for it’s vintage style and simplicity. There are only 5 pattern pieces, and no zipper, buttons, or facings. … Continue reading

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Infinite Possibilities

Recently I was asked to make seven shirts and several bow ties for Lecien Fabrics of Japan for the upcoming Quilt Market in Houston Texas. They sent me a new line of fabric called First of Infinity. It’s designed by Fujita and … Continue reading

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Fashion Lives On!

This is precious! I hope it inspires every woman, young and old, to embrace the art of dressing. Happy Sewing!

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Classic and Casual Carolyn Pajamas

Update: I was eliminated in round four. 😦 One of these talented ladies: Leah, Shannon, or Teresa, will win the grand prize during round 5. Here’s my entry for Round Four of the Super Online Sewing Match II: The Carolyn Pajamas … Continue reading

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It’s Me-Made-May 2015 Time!

It’s Me-Made-May time again! Let’s do this, friends and neighbors! Here’s my pledge: ‘I, Barbara of Zibergirl.com, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’15. I endeavour to wear at least one item that is made by me, each day … Continue reading

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Shibori Fish Scale Top

Fabric: Medium Stretch Jersey Knit from Dharma Trading Company Pattern: Lekala.co:  – Top – Sewing Pattern #4020 Year: contemporary Notions:  Procion Dye in Yucca and Marigold Time to complete:  Several days, for the dying process,  about 1.5 hours to sew First worn: April 10, … Continue reading

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Thank You Mood!

I got to visit Mood! There are two Mood stores in the U.S., one is in New York and the other is in Los Angeles. On our road trip to San Diego, my very sweet hubbie asked me if I … Continue reading

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New Fabrics for Colette Hawthorn Dress

Here are some lightweight, cool, 100% cotton fabrics that I can use for making a Colette Hawthorn summer dresses. Now that I have made the muslins for two uniquely sized women, I’m anxious to start sewing up the real thing … Continue reading

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