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Sarah Sheber
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lady sewer with a heart of gold
lady sewer with a heart of gold

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The pendulum swing of minimalism?
"I cannot control anything outside myself." -Jon Jandai I've been thinking a lot about minimalism. In style, in food, in life, in my home. The urge to purge is strong with this one. I cannot control the possessions of my family. I cannot control the environ...
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Do you ever... just try it?
Sewing takes a lot of planning. If you don't know your order of operations ahead of time it's hard to make a beautiful, well-constructed garment, regardless of style. Working with a new pattern, for me, regularly requires pattern adjustments and muslins. As...
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Getting Engaged, what a trip
In November I
experienced the fascinating transition from living-together-couple status to
engaged couple status. The proposal itself was pretty low-key. I had an
inkling of what was coming when Mike asked to borrow some money and didn’t want
to pony up any...
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Closet cleaning when you live la vida handmade
I feel a nearly unending desire to create. I draw, paint, organize, fabric shop, garment doodle, project plan and dream. I am a prolific sewist. I can create a new dress in a day, sometimes two and frequently have multiple projects in works. My to-do list i...
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Getting engaged
In November I experienced the fascinating transition from living-together-couple status to engaged couple status. The minutes following our engagement I couldn’t stop giggling and poking Mike, saying, “You wanna marry me!” Although I had some idea that the ...
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Joining Bloglovin'! and what's up with this lady?
<a href="http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/15698489/?claim=sxadu3ve269">Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Have you tried Bloglovin? Tons of my favorite bloggers are on there and I was pondering how to get myself more motivated to blog again and thought, I shoul...
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Holidays in recap, no such thing as too late!
This post is crazy late but oh well. Can't thrash myself too much for that or I really will never blog again. Who knows who reads these mutterings, anywho, right? This year marked the first time I stayed in MN instead of traveling home to NJ and Philly. I g...
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Outfit post: The Batter-Up! daydress
So this has taken forever! I finished this dress over the summer and have worn it a whole bunch of times. I was pretty damn pleased with the results. I did a post on the making  back in August (August!?!?!) and here we are, live in the in the flesh. Or fabr...
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Choosing Patterns, some how's and why's
My closet is a dense forest of me-made wardrobe items. Crammed and straining. And yet, i cannot stop myself from sewing more things to wear. I used to get sad and wistful looking into my closet, wishing I had something I was excited to wear. After I started...
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Cleaning vintage jewelry and other tidbits
On a beautiful day this Autumn I stumbled across this gorgeous enamel pin tucked into the chaos of an antique mall shelf in Hopkins. It was one of those moments where you say, "Yes, I shall buy that. I know it." I could just tell by looking at it in that on...
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