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On The Road Again

While one of my life goals is to master the art of carry on, for a week in NYC, I'll take a 'short trip' suitcase in addition to the trusty carry-on combo. My travel strategy is...

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The ArtBarn Team Sews Indian Cottons

Our ArtBarn team works with fabric all the work-day long, cutting schlepping, shipping, shooting, naming and...dreaming of what we want to sew!

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VIDEO: Silk Velvet Pleated Pants

'Sewing Silk Velvet Can Be A Beast!'

Secrets to sewing on silk velvet...

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Two New Vogue Patterns for Winter and Holiday

Asymmetrical 'Ruffle' Jacket and Slim Lined Soft Pants with Origami Hem Detail

The new Winter/Holiday Vogue pattern release caught me by surprise, a reminder that fall is moving along fast and winter and the holidays not far behind. I'd love to make a version of this jacket and pants to take to Paris in a few weeks, (well, maybe). In the meantime, here are some insights into these two new patterns...

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Easy Peasy Soft Summer Pants

Loving summer at home where my wardrobe needs are basic, but I still like to play at creative dressing. One summer design focus is ‘work’ clothes, a relatively unexplored category, for me as I tend to make things that are too precious or too dressy. It promises to be hot, and I’ve been craving soft light yet clothes with pockets in fabrics that make me feel good and at the same time that can stand up to daily home/work life in the country, where I cook, clean, sit at the computer, take photos, play with animals, and sometimes sew. First on the studio list is to make soft, light weight, flattering AND comfortable pants...

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Two New Summer Marcy Patterns

New Vogue Summer patterns are due out on the Vogue Patterns Website any day. Here is a preview peek at two new Marcy Vogue patterns for summer.

Pattern #1: Two cardi-shrugs to make in knits or knits + woven

Pattern #2: Drop pocket pant and tunic to make in drapey wovens or knits.

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