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Why Don’t You . . . ? Take a Trip with a TNT

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Fellow stitchers, today’s missive from Diana Vreeland is smack dab in our wheelhouse:

“Why don’t you . . . find one dress that you like and have it copied many times? You will be much more successful than if you try to produce new effects each evening.”

We’ve got the first half of today’s challenge in the bag. Scratch that, we’re one up on Ms. Vreeland: We have complete control over the “copying” of the dress. Every sewing enthusiast has a design we love to pieces: a tried ’n true (TNT) pattern that has been used so much  it’s falling apart. It’s marked up, folded, squished, taped along the edges, and worn to pieces. Unless of course, you’re that squirrel that traces out their patterns for a rainy day—good squirrel, you.

The second half of this “Why Don’t You . . . ?” refers…

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