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Underlining the Valencia Pants Tutorial

Underlining the Valencia Pants Tutorial

When you love a fabric, but it's not quite the right weight for the piece that you want to make, what do you do? This is what happened to me recently. I fell in love with this printed handkerchief linen fabric and couldn't get past the idea of making pants. But the fabric was too sheer for a bottom weight.

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Linen Gauze Bristol Top

Linen Gauze Bristol Top

​This is the perfect look to transition from summer to fall weather. I'm starting to layer, but still want lightweight options. This has quickly become one of my favorite ensembles!

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Summer Linen Sale!

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The weather is toasty warm! This calls for light, airy fabrics in vivid pinks, greens and blues.  Or if light, pale hues are more your style, stick to soft pastels or "faded" vintage plaids. 

 

Here's how Linda stays cool in the Kansas humidity.

White Linen pants are a must! Top them off with a sheer button-down shirt or a short sleeve vest. I'm loving pink this summer! Can't get enough of it!

 

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Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2011: Thursday

The first day of the Sewing & Stitchery Expo is complete-and we had a blast! It’s always so fun to meet & be reintroduced to all of our loyal & inspiring customers. We love when customers come up to the booth wearing our patterns. Whether the patterns (and fabric too) were purchased in our booth last year, or many years before, it’s always fun to see how each individual creates the pattern for them. The fabric choices, the design elements, the details that really make the garment all about them!

Here are just a few great pictures that I captured today.

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This Trio Top is fabulous! The blend of black & white cottons and linens is subtle, yet dramatic with the piecing in front, as well as on the back yoke.

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