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Looking back to go forward

There’s an item of clothing I’ve been carrying around with me since I was 12 or 13 years old. It’s a blue lace fitted top from the early 1960s, fabric-covered buttons all the way up the back:
BlueLace2
The buttons do work all the way up to the neckline, just not on this dress form (which has an entirely non-human shape). This top used to belong Read More…

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Chelsea Bazaar’s Cinco de Mayo edition

I’ll be vending at Chelsea Bazaar’s Cinco de Mayo edition this Sunday (May 5), from 11 am to 6 pm at 135 W 18th Street (between 6th and 7th avenues) – do come by!
I’ll be taking some hand-embroidered t-shirts & skirts, sewing patterns (yay! paper patterns are here!) sewing kits, made-to-order samples of my blouses, dresses & skirts, embroidery kits, sari scarves… even a tiny sample sale! Look, pretty blouses:
 
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Psst… pattern launch tomorrow Monday!

Something to sew, something to stitch on – in silk, rayon, cotton lawn or voile, so many possibilities…
pattern sneak peek
More tomorrow Monday!
UPDATE: I lost the 3 hours of uninterrupted work time I’d counted on today, which 3 hours I need to finish up last-minute details for the pattern launch so… Monday it is!

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What do you wear every day? Why, a peasant blouse, of course!

The other day my daughters made this:
colored feathers with glitter glue
Colorful feathers affixed to paper with glitter glue.
Then the next day they threw the leftover feathers all over the living room. And tracked it everywhere else. So when I was reading Sunni (of A Fashionable Stitch)’s  latest thoughts relating to her Read More…

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Sizing

For your reference, here is the sizing guide for our products (pdf).
Size chart in centimeters:

Our size
  XS
S
M
L
XL

US size
  0-2
   4-6
  8-10
  12-14
  16-18

Eur size
  32-34
  36-38
  40-42
  44-46
  48-50

Height
  168

Bust
  76-80
   84-88
   92-96
   100-104
   108-112

Waist
  58-62
   66-70
   74-78
   82-86
   92-98

Hip
  82-86
   90-94
   98-102
   106-110
   114-118

 
Size chart in inches:

Our size
  XS
S
M
L
XL

US size
  0-2
  4-6
  8-10
  12-14
  16-18

Eur size
  32-34
  36-38
  40-42
  44-46
  48-50

Height
  66 1/4

Bust
  30-31 1/2
  33-34 3/4
  36 1/4-37 3/4
  39 1/2-41
  43 1/2-45 1/2

Waist
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