Winning at stashbusting: 2 Sewaholic Dunbar sports bras

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I don’t know what has gotten into me, but I have been on a roll at using up my stash lately. Most of those projects (including Rare Bears, dog bandanas, braided bowls, and underwear) haven’t made it onto the blog, but I wanted to share this one with you. Here are two Sewaholic Dunbar sports bras, made almost entirely with fabrics and notions left over from other projects.

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In pursuit of the perfect pencil skirt: Simplicity 1559

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This seems crazy, but I’ve only made one skirt in the past two years. 2016 and 2017 were all about pants: Itch to Stitch North Point Trousers, Hudson Sweatpants, Style Arc Sadie Pants, Ginger Jeans, and Colette Clovers. This year, though, I’m going to get back into skirts. I want to find the perfect pencil skirt pattern and sew up a work wardrobe full of them. Continue reading

Polka-dotted Peplum: McCall’s 6896

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I reorganized my stash the other day, and realized that I had a decent chunk of this navy polka dot knit fabric leftover from making a dress in the fall. I wanted to make something, but not go fabric shopping (shocking, I know), so next I searched through my patterns. Ultimately, I decided to make a polka-dotted peplum top with McCall’s 6896.

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