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Lace Top T-Shirt

This is another one of those “I finished it last week but never took pictures of it” projects. It is a gray t-shirt with pretty black lace over the upper part and I used some black bias binding to cover the raw edges of the lace. I like the contrast of the gray and black but I think it would also look nice in one solid color. One thing I was worried about was the…

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Using Scraps: Elastic Waist Knit Skirt

I had so much fabric left over from making this dress a few months ago that I decided to use the rest to make a skirt! It is an elastic waist encased in fabric with a gathered skirt. The fabric is a knit rayon jersey. I made this using a serger but you can use a zig zag stitch on your sewing machine and it will work the same. The look of this skirt is…

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Karen Cardigan

Another unfinished project checked off my list. This cardigan is a Burdastyle pattern and I really like working with knits (using a serger is super fast on seams!) and I’m low on sweaters this year so I decided to give it a try. The fabric is this lovely cream organic cotton jersey knit. It is slightly heavier than t-shirt fabric so the sweater is perfect for chilly restaurants or movie theatres (I’m always cold in…

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Floral Jersey Dress

I’ve been doing a lot of sewing lately and feeling inspired. Here’s one of my finished projects. It is hard to find good printed jersey fabric, at least around here. I found the fabric at Joann and paired it up with this Cynthia Rowley pattern. The pattern was surprisingly easy. I also used knit interfacing for the first time. I think the dress turned out pretty nice and super comfy.

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