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A Mad Men Sewalong – Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 4 – Waistband and Hem

A Mad Men Sewalong – Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 4 – Waistband and Hem

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By Andrea Before we get to finishing the skirt, I must ask for your votes!  I entered the BurdaStyle Vintage Modern Design Challenge, and need all the votes I can get!  Please check out my entry, and click the pink vote button!  Thanks! We’re on the home stretch for our…

A Mad Men Sewalong! Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 3 – Skirt Back

A Mad Men Sewalong!  Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 3 – Skirt Back

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By Andrea How’s everyone’s sewalong projects coming along?  I don’t know about you, but working on this skirt is really getting me super excited for the Mad Men premiere on the 25th! Two weeks ago, we completed our skirt fronts.  Today, we’re going to work on the skirt back (Unit 2…

A Mad Men Sewalong! Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 2 – Skirt Front

A Mad Men Sewalong!  Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 2 – Skirt Front

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By Andrea Hello Everyone!  I am back again with the next installment of our Mad Men sewalong! Is everyone ready to start sewing??  Last time I left you with a bunch of pieces cut out and ready to go: If you’re using the same pattern as me, and taken a peek at…

Mad Men Sewalong – Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 1 – Pattern Prep and Cutting

Mad Men Sewalong – Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 1 – Pattern Prep and Cutting

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By Andrea Happy Valentine’s Day! Is everyone ready to start sewing?  It’s time to start our Mad Men sewalong!  For a reminder about the dress and pattern we’re using, see my previous post here.  However, if there’s another pattern that tickles your fancy more, or suits your body type better, feel…

Five Tips For Working With Vintage Fabrics, Trims and Notions – Mad Men Sew-Along Fever!

Five Tips For Working With Vintage Fabrics, Trims and Notions – Mad Men Sew-Along Fever!

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By Andrea While you’re all thinking about your fabric choices for the upcoming Mad Men sewalong, I am sure the thought of using some vintage fabrics has crossed your minds!  I have a few tips and recommendations for anyone who’s thinking about doing any projects with vintage fabrics or other notions.…