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StraightGrain. A blog about sewing
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Sew + Show #10
Thank you so much for linking up to Sew + Show last week! <a href="http://www.straight-grain.com/" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-NijT-OGp2h8/VFDgF5er8HI/AAAAAAAAGOc/EbM9UMiGq00/s1600/link%2Bparty%2B200px.png" /></a> The most...

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Little chef
A few days ago, I found a bit of time to sew something quick. Rather than making half a dress, I went for making a full apron. When I drew my adult apron pattern on my computer, I also drew a kiddie version, but I hadn't given it a test drive yet. I picked ...

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Sew + Show #9 (with a prize!)
Thank you so much for linking up to Sew + Show last week! <a href="http://www.straight-grain.com/" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-NijT-OGp2h8/VFDgF5er8HI/AAAAAAAAGOc/EbM9UMiGq00/s1600/link%2Bparty%2B200px.png" /></a> The most...

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Ready for Spring!
When Liesbeth from the Belgian webshop Bambiblauw asked me if she could send me some fabric from Bambiblauw's first self-designed fabric line, I didn't hesitate to say yes. Even if I didn't know, at that point, what the fabrics would look like. I just knew ...

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Sew + Show #8
Thank you so much for linking up to Sew + Show last week! <a href="http://www.straight-grain.com/" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-NijT-OGp2h8/VFDgF5er8HI/AAAAAAAAGOc/EbM9UMiGq00/s1600/link%2Bparty%2B200px.png" /></a> The most...

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A double give-away (finished sleep sack + fabrics)
Remember that Lua sleepsack I made a while ago? This week, you can win it. No, not the pattern, but the actual finished sleep sack. Ava has been refusing to wear a sleep sacks for months, so this sleep sack has not been used , and likely will never be if I ...

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Bling in the kitchen (Miss Matatabi Makers)
For my December Miss Matatabi Makers post, I picked some Cotton + Steel fabrics to make a kitchen apron with adjustable straps. You can read more about it here .

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Sew + Show #7
Thank you so much for linking up to Sew + Show last week! <a href="http://www.straight-grain.com/" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-NijT-OGp2h8/VFDgF5er8HI/AAAAAAAAGOc/EbM9UMiGq00/s1600/link%2Bparty%2B200px.png" /></a> The most...

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Mission Uninspired Garment accomplished!
So as you might remember, my first attempt  to just make a really quick dress to fill Norah's Winter wardrobe failed miserably, as I ended up with an experiment and a tutorial on top of it. My second attempt, however, was successful. The key was to pick a g...

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Of the fluffiest fluffiness
Even before I started cutting the mint green fabric of my flipped pea coat, I knew that the coat wouldn't live long if I would have Norah go to school with it. The school's playground is, for the most part, a giant sandbox, filled not with white bright priv...
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