A Couple Of Posts

So since today’s post seemed to be pretty short and I did mean to post yesterday, I decided to post them both together. The reason I didn’t post yesterday is because after the food pantry I had less than an hour to get the post together, I also had a slow computer.

A Butterfly Shirt

After noticing a small hole in my favorite shirt I decided I needed to make a copy of it. So after a quick look through our fabric stash I found this fabric.

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And I promptly decided that it was perfect. So sadly I have no pictures of the actual making of the shirt, but I do have plenty of other pictures.

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The sleeve

I made a pattern and while it struggles to lie flat I really, really like this sleeve so far. I haven’t decided whether I want to wear the sleeves cuffed like in the picture or not, they are rather long.

I hope these pictures do a reasonable job showing how long the sleeves are. Also sorry about the strange background but we were driving home from the food pantry when I took the pictures.

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This is half of the back of my shirt, it is just possible to see how annoying it was to sew with the yoke and three back pieces.

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Hurray! Pockets!

And this is the front, it is so simple compared to the back, no darts or anything, Yay!

Also pockets, yeah, I’ve finally mentioned what my blog is named for.

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And finally the buttons I used, pretty simple, but with a cool detail on closer inspection. Anchors!

 

And The Promised Food Mention

 

Watkins Imitation Extract, Pumpkin Spice, 2 Ounce (Pack of 6)

So, there was some of this at the food pantry this week, I was bewildered, but apparently you use it in muffins and such. I remain uncertain as to why you can’t just use pumpkin spice but, whatever.

We also got a case of Oui tm. Our is plain and I haven’t tried it yet, but it does come in these super cool little glass jars.

Yoplait Leverages Heritage Recipe to Bring French Style Yogurt to U.S.

 

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Author: wevegotpockets

I am a young United States citizen. I've been mostly home schooled. I have no plans to go to college or university, but I plan to never stop learning. I'm the second youngest of seven. I love to teach. I feel called to design and sew modest clothes.

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