Category Archives: Colette Patterns

Creative Domestic – vintage: the birthday bag

Josh loves bags. You know, manly messenger bags, not froofy purse bags. Josh is also hard to buy for; he usually asks for gift cards because what he really wants is expensive technology stuff. Gift cards make it so he can save up for big things (like the next Microsoft tablet releasing this fall). But […]

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the jet-plane cardigan

I dress for the airport very intentionally. I want to wear something comfortable and flexible. You know, something with layers so that you’re prepared for both the freezing air vents and the hot, stuffy air on the plane before the engines start up. You know what I mean. This cardigan is yet another Seamwork pattern: Oslo (from their […]

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the I-told-you-so dress

Yes, yes, muslins are good. I’ve come to terms with that now. Despite my reckless impatience, I made a muslin for the bodice of the Dahlia dress (which was definitely a good move, because I’ve seen issues with the neckline floating all over the interwebs on this one). But because of my reckless impatience, I thought that […]

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the anniversary dress

Last month Josh and I celebrated our fourth anniversary. If you asked him about it, he would crack some joke about four years feeling like forever, but really, he’s a softie and a romantic. Josh’s parents invited Asher over for a sleepover, and the two of us had grand plans for a night in downtown […]

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the contest entry jacket

The past couple of weeks here in the PNW have been almost continuously rainy and stormy. Personally, I love this weather, though many of my friends hate it the same way I loathe summer heat. While I do have current projects to post about, the weather has made the photo end of this blog difficult. (But […]

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