finished objects

{upcyle} Two Sweater Dresses Remade into Cardigans

One of my favorite sewing projects is upcycling thrifted, closet orphan, and previous me-mades that ended up not getting worn as much as I'd like. For my recent Wardrobe Capsule, I had a sweater dress on hand that was in the 'to-be-upcycled' pile that matched the...
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{finished} The Lavender Lounge Duster

Greetings you sweater wearing minxes. This make might win the award for longest-held fabric. This sweater knit has been in my stash forever. A sort of dusty lavender in a maybe 6x6 commercial knit. I've never loved it I don't know why I bought it initially....
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{finished} Tina Given’s Patricia Skirt and Tunic

Today I've got a few more entries for my Spring Sudoku Wardrobe Capsule, perfect for you sleepy orange kitty cats! This post is a two-for-one... and both of these pieces weren't in my original plan. Initially I knew I wanted to make my lime green linen into a cute,...
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about patty

Patty Brower

Patty Brower

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  Hi there! I'm Patty. I'm a writer, innkeeper and maker. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop and check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Or plan a visit to Northern Comfort, the bed and breakfast and antique shop in northern Minnesota that I run with my husband, Jeff, and our basset hound, Peppermint. Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.

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{finished} Blue Jean Baby Bloomers

Hello Snuggies! I’ve been working, almost to the exclusion of everything else, on my Spring Wardrobe Capsule and rest assured…. I ‘m almost done. Of the 16 pieces in the Spring Capsule, four were shoes and two were already-existing (denim jacket and upcycled sweater)....

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{finished} Quickie Cozy Socks

It's starting to get cold in northern Minnesota (or rather, was, this past weekend's freakishly warm weather notwithstanding...) and the farmhouse can get a bit drafty. Especially since when we don't have guests in the house we keep the heat pretty low in the main...

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Jane Tunic + Upcycled Slip

Hey Snugbugs! Look! Look! I made something! For myself! We even took pictures. NON-DRESSFORM pictures! Can you believe it? Last weekend I found myself a little overwhelmed with B&B events, planning, client work and my very-long to-do list. Jeff, the...

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