The “Grand Ole Opry” Dress

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Name & Location: Leah Thibault, Westbrook, Maine
Blog: Ms. Cleaver Creations
How long have you been sewing: 16 years with gaps
Why did you want to commit to The Sew Weekly Challenge: I like working within deadlines and coming up with creative ideas inside constraints, the best writing I ever in college did was for 24-hour theatre festivals.
What do you love most about sewing garments: Making clothes that fit my personal style.
What do you hate most about sewing garments: Fitting.
What do you want to accomplish this year with regard to the challenge: Make more time for sewing and expand my skills.
Your biggest non-sewing goal of 2012: Planting a big vegetable garden.
What are your favorite sewing/fashion blogs: Sewaholic; Casey’s Elegant Musing; A Fashionable Stitch; and Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing. They all have such great style and helpful tutorials

 

 

 

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Ms.Cleaver

Leah spends her days working in community development finance and her nights making things. A part-time professional knit-wear designer, she blogs about life, craft, and New England at MsCleaver.com

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  1. OMG I love this dress! The colour, the sleeves, the trim. I love it!!!

  2. Wonderful dress! I loooove transparent sleeves!

  3. If I turn on the sound on my computer, I expect to hear ‘Stand by your Man’ (or something like that). You look great