Posts for sewing

Conquering the Jumpsuit

Taking Flight October 21, 2019

You study the models in the photographs on pattern 6702 and picture your eldest daughter sashaying through Central Park in…

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The Gift of Symmetry

In Mother Words Blog June 6, 2016

Our oldest son carried the last of his boxes to his car, hugged us goodbye and drove off to greet…

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How My Daughters Learned to Curse

General/Column May 27, 2016

As a newlywed teacher, I’d admired a colleague’s dresses— miniskirts, puffed sleeves, Peter Pan collars, fabrics so lively that rainy…

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