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Smart Pants

Readers, I recently reached a sewing milestone: pants I like in every way. The impossible dream has come true! I like the fabric–Nevada linen, from Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics, and the color, Nectarine.  It’s a warm, medium-deep coral-terra cotta...

A Flamingo Shirt for Jack

Readers, Nobody needs a flamingo shirt.  But almost everybody could use something flamingo shirt-ish.  What I mean is, most of us want something in our wardrobes that has some zip to it, that makes you smile when you wear it, and that makes others smile, too (one...

Zipper-Dee-Doo-Dah

Readers, That merry tune you heard someone whistling Sunday afternoon was just me celebrating a major milestone. Yes, after starting this saga a year and a half ago, finally I have a pants pattern that fits! Until I can model the pants myself in the ideal lighting...