131 Sewing On Vacation #pfMending

131 Vacay sewing & shopping #pfMending

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Catch up:


I’ve cut out five dresses & a jumpsuit. Not much sewing though…


Jim’s birthday button-up shirt

My matching dress 

New patterns:

Helen’s Closet Lawrence top and dress

Staystitch Malibu Shirt

Love Notions Tinley Shorts, skirt, and skort

Mood patterns – Veronica  Blouse if (Free)

Vacation sewing /shopping


London: Liberty of London

Edinburgh: custom woven tartans

Istanbul – the bazaar


Atlanta: actually got a serger here once! On a business trip! 

On long business trips, I sometimes bring a sewing machine, iron, felt pad. I cut out stuff before leaving home, and use my evenings to sew instead of watching tv. 

Beverly :

NYC: Mood, J and B fabrics, Gray Lines Linen

Day to Day Textiles – $25 6 yard genuine wax ankara – bought a really nice navy cotton twill with “bubbles” on it.  

Moon Tex – same fabric for $40 hahaha – but several nice fabrics

Pacific Trimming

M & J Trimming

Hand sewing project – don’t forget instructions!

Porto, Portugal:  Mundo Dos Tecidos (World of Fabric)

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