Monthly Archives: April 2012

Maga-trash: recycling magazines into a trash can

I don’t know about you, but every month we get several catalogs from companies we ordered one item from three years ago, and “magazines” that we barely read (I’m looking at you, AAA Magazine). I feel bad chucking them, but … Continue reading

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Rainbow Clutch

A few days ago, I saw this lovely triangle patchwork pillow that prompted me to play around with some triangles myself. I think what I particularly liked was that these were equilateral triangles, instead of half-square triangles. Half-square triangles are … Continue reading

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Version 3, dolman-sleeved shirt

This version of my dolman-sleeved shirt has short sleeves (previous tops here and here), just in time for spring. Cute top + jeans is pretty much my uniform for work, and since it’s already hot in Hotlanta, it was time … Continue reading

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Orange paisley dolman-sleeved shirt

After the success of my last dolman-sleeved shirt, I’ve been working on progressively more summery versions. This is an elbow-sleeve length in orange paisley cotton. I attempted to draft a pattern off the previous dolman shirt I had made, but … Continue reading

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