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Overeducated Seamstress: Stacey of FreshStitches

Having recently finished my Ph.D., I found that a major part of my reflection on the whole process was thoughts on how important creative pursuits were to me while pursuing higher education. To further explore these thoughts, I’ve asked some crafty friends to share their personal connections between their craft and higher education. I’m excited to introduce Ph.D. linguist and […]

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Overeducated Seamstress: Chris of Dr. Griffin’s Food and Sewing

Having recently finished my Ph.D., I found that a major part of my reflection on the whole process was thoughts on how important creative pursuits were to me while pursuing higher education. To celebrate finishing, I’ve asked some sewing blogger friends to share their personal connections between their sewing and higher education. I’m excited to introduce Ph.D. […]

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Overeducated Seamstress: Dayo of ByDaiyami

Having recently finished my Ph.D., I found that a major part of my reflection on the whole process was thoughts on how important creative pursuits were to me while pursuing higher education. To further explore these thoughts, I’ve asked some sewing friends to share their personal connections between their sewing and higher education. I’m excited […]

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Shannon of Shanniloves and the Rambo Project

What a way to end the Rambo Project with a bang! Shannon of Shanniloves made awesomesauce shorts (complete with chevrons on the back pockets) and filled in exactly what Rambo was missing (other than a shower) – a sidekick!

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Cindy of Cation Designs and the Rambo Project

I love what Cindy has to say about sewing and friendship in her writeup of her Rambo Project. This great little cardigan successfully turns an old turban into a functional new garment and I’m so glad to have enabled Rambo’s imaginary 4th movie: A Celebration of Friendship.

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Cassie Stephens and the Rambo Project

If anyone can successfully do a mashup of Frida Kahlo and Rambo, it’s the inimitable Cassie Stephens. So delighted to have her artsy contribution to the Rambo Project!

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Tempest of Fanbloomingtastic and the Rambo Project

ZOMG. You guys have to go read Tempest’s post about her Rambo Project outfit. She re-wrote Rambo III into an elaborate story making her Mr. Rambo’s emergency costume and “His Worst Nightmare.” It’s brilliant!!! Thanks Tempest for injecting your usual funky style and fabulous wit into the Rambo Project.

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Lauren of Lladybird and the Rambo Project

I didn’t even think it was possible to take a worn turban from Rambo III and make it into something uber-sexy. But Lauren of Lladybird has definitely done it with this little top! As she says “When given a small piece of random fabric with questionable characteristics and an awesome back story, I like to […]

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EmSewCrazy of Tumbleweeds in the Wind and the Rambo Project

EmSewCrazy of Tumbleweeds in the Wind figured that if Rambo had a girlfriend, she’d steal a turban to make a cozy, comfortable sweater shrug for all those cold nights around the fire.

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Sonja of Ginger Makes and the Rambo Project

The awesome Sonja of Ginger Makes turned her Rambo Project turban into a super fun summer top. I love her use of the stripes! She says “I turned this old turban into a swingy, summery top!” putting an awesome spin on the phrase “Oh this old thing?”

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Interview with Bridgeen of Cherry & Cinnamon

I’m excited to share an interview Bridgeen of Cherry & Cinnamon. I’ve had a total artist crush on her since I saw her embroidered portrait of David Bowie’s mug shot, although at this point I probably couldn’t even list all of the projects of hers that inspire me! Bridgeen illustrated the front cover of my […]

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Shams of Communing With Fabric on Sewing & Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Shams of Communing with Fabric. Shams is a hoot! Her spunky enthusiasm, passion for sewing, boundless creativity, and tell-it-like-it-is attitude are totally infectious. I’ve had the delight of hanging out with her in person so I […]

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Marie of A Stitching Odyssey on Sewing & Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Marie of A Stitching Odyssey. I love how Marie’s makes always seem bright and cheerful (or maybe that’s just her?). I could copy her description of her style word for word and apply it to myself, […]

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Lauriana of Petit Main Sauvage on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Lauriana of Petit Main Sauvage. I love Lauriana’s vintage influenced style, the daring fashion choices she makes, and all the gorgeous pattern drafting that she does. Some serious swooning, seriously. I’m delighted to share her […]

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Andi of Untangling Knots on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Andi of Untangling Knots. I’ve been a fan of Andi’s ever since I bought a crochet jacket pattern from her (which I did before I learned to crochet because it was just that awesome). Although […]

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Heather of Closet Case Files on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Heather Lou of Closet Case Files.  I love this gal’s style. Feminine without being too girly, elegant without being too stuffy. And she rocks delicious red lipstick! My feelings for her went from blogger crush to […]

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Maria of How Good Is That? on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Maria of How Good Is That?. I was first drawn to Maria because she sometimes goes by the name VeloSewer (I have a natural affinity for bike people!). I’m lucky to have gotten to know her a […]

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Wanett of SownBrooklyn on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Wanett of SownBrooklyn. I’ve been taken by Wanett’s simple and bold style. She makes everyday wearable clothing look so darn good. Recently, I’ve been eating up every word of her exploration of self-confidence and sexiness. […]

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Heather of HandmadebyHeatherB on Sewing & Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Heather of HandmadebyHeatherB. Heather may tell you she sews all sorts of thing, but let me let you in on a little secret – she has sewn a lot of jackets/blazers/coats and I have a […]

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Laura Mae of Lilacs & Lace on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Laura Mae of Lilacs & Lace. I had the pleasure of meeting Laura Mae in person at a Bay Area sewing blogger meetup where I swooned over her vintage inspired dress. With every new vintage-style […]

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Shannon of ShanniLoves on Sewing & Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Shannon of ShanniLoves. Shannon was one of my amazing test sewers for my Presidio Purse, but I’ve been secretly crushing on her bright, cheerful style since long before then. And I can totally relate to […]

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Miriam of Mad Mim on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Miriam of Mad Mim. I’ve been a long time reader of Miriam’s blog and am often inspired by her casual yet pretty style and the many ways that she embellishes plain fabrics. I had the […]

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Modern Bow Neck Blouse Inspiration

Bow Neck Blouses span the ages. I’ve shared inspirational images of bow neck blouses and dresses from the 1920′s, 1930′s, 1940′s, 1950′s, 1960′s, and 1970′s. To bring it to the present day, thanks to Maddie of Madalynne for putting together these great modern sources of Bow Neck Blouse inspiration!

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Bow Neck Blouse Inspirations from the Scruffy Badger

The delightful Winnie of Scruffy Badger Time is a “connoisseur, not an addict” of Bow Neck Blouses. I’m excited to share her favorite BNB patterns as part of the Bow Neck Blouse sewalong. Though she’s used both vintage and modern patterns, she shows how either can be seamlessly incorporated into a wardrobe in a style that’s all […]

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Amy of Sew Well on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Amy of Sew Well. I first started reading Amy’s blog because she is a Mood Sewing Blogger. I learned that she is a scientist (like me!) and lives in San Francisco (like me!) and was […]

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Jessica of Running With Scissors on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Jessica of Running With Scissors.  I’ve been reading her blog for quite a while and was delighted to meet her at Sewing Summit where I learned that she’s just as friendly, creative, funny, and engaging in […]

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Lauren of Lladybird on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Lauren of Lladybird. I’ve been smitten with Lauren since I first stumbled onto her blog and discovered that she, too, has a septum ring and an attitude. But it’s her fun sense of style and prolific […]

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Rochelle of Lucky Lucille on Sewing & Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Rochelle of Lucky Lucille. I swoon over every outfit that she posts and admire her very vintage-influenced style. I can safely blame her for a large part of my growing love of 1940′s fashions! Thank […]

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Winnie from Scruffy Badger Time on Sewing & Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Winnie of the Scruffy Badger Time. I’m a fan of hers because her spunky attitude is visible in her blogging and her clothing. She makes beautiful feminine outfits that are never too girly, and she’s clearly having […]

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Duane of The Japanese Pattern Challenge on Sewing and Style

Today in my series of interviews with sewing bloggers on their connection between sewing & style, I’m delighted to feature Duane of the Japanese Pattern Challenge. I’ve oohed and aahed many a time over his exquisite tailoring and have learned from the detailed way he shares his process. I can certainly relate to many of his […]

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