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no more hiding…and jamie flares!

For, like, 15 years, I’ve gone through phases where I find myself mentally composing blog posts or photo captions in my head. I have (mostly) not done anything with all those extra words for a variety of reasons. The last couple years, I’ve written dozens of blog posts about sewing all from the safe (?)...

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  • Good idea to cut the pocket bags on the bias!   I really love your jeans and your hair and your amazing posing and I’m so glad Loni peer pressured you into starting a blog!  The fancy pants needed to be seen!ReplyCancel

  • Loni

    Your Jamie Flares are pretty bitchin’. Totally smart to cut the pocket bags on the bias. Why didn’t I ever think of that!? Looking forward to seeing more of you in your makes. ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie

    As predicted, I certainly did love the photos and the blog post. Those jeans are awesome!! ReplyCancel

  • Emily

    Oh I love these!! Good idea to cut the pockets on the bias and have the waistband ready for elastic if needed. The fit looks great! I feel like pockets are low on me in most patterns so it’s very likely just me. Congrats on the blog and self confidence!ReplyCancel

    • cleverest colleen

      I bought a burda flares pattern that doesn’t have a yoke and uses darts for shaping. That should probably be my next attempt! I think I could get a much better pocket placement that way.ReplyCancel

  • Fantastic post! I’m looking forward to reading more. ReplyCancel