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Burda 7136 - The Muslin (or, I Rarely Choose the Easy Path)

Back in November, I purchased several 3-yard pieces of yarn-dyed flannel that was on sale at The Mill End Store and added those to the two pieces that were already in my fabric collection. What can I say, I am a sucker for yarn-dyed plaids. I brought them home and in a gesture of goodwill and selflessness, I offered my husband first dibs.

Surprisingly, he picked the bright green plaid on the far left! Thankfully, David knows that just because a fabric is"his" it doesn't move up the sewing queue any faster. A new shirt for him may be on my list, but I had other ideas bouncing around in my head that I needed to make happen first.

First up was to try making the Liesl + Co Gallery Tunic out of one of the older flannels. I must confess that I rushed the cutting and planning, so none of the seams matched. I also had a lot of trouble with the flannel shifting when sewing seams. That was fairly unexpected. Anyway, the collar turned out rather wonky, and that combined with the n…

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