oonaballoona | @marcyharriell

๐Ÿ˜Šsigh #nycballet
Disclaimer: my latest blog post has *nothing* to do with this skirt I made ๐Ÿ–ฅ Direct link in profile โค๏ธ#sewingblogger #sewistsofinstagram #declarationofintent
When your awesome, funny, smart, all around fabulous friend sends you surprise happy mail (to be specific, pins SHE DESIGNED) and it picks you right up at the end of a very long week!!! @sewyorkcity ๐Ÿ˜˜โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ‘—๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿฝโ—๏ธ
Among other things...figuring out where she goes next... #whatsnext #sewphotohop 30
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#ankarafabric #ankarafashion #draping #designer
I'm gonna go out on a limb and say #prints #sewphotohop 28
This was a #laboroflove , which is my very favorite kind of labor. You gotta see the back...and you can, as it's now live on the blog ๐Ÿ˜ฌDirect link in profile โค๏ธA #collaboration with the wonderful ladies at @theconfidentstitch ! ...
I wish I could say sewing always makes me happy, but at the moment in our country, it's more of an escape route without the escape. Still, you take the pleasures you can get while you deal with the impossibilities, ...
HEY GUYS SORRY I'VE BEEN SUPER BUSY KILLING IT ๐Ÿ˜Žlooking forward to repurposing this...*interesting* choice into something swanky. At the moment, it's a knee length stretch pink eyelash fur duster (as you do). Pattern is #simplicitypatterns #s8177 #mimigstyle ๐Ÿ’•#sewphotohop 23: ...
Up on the blog: why YOU should be in wax print โค๏ธ#africanwaxprint #dutchwaxprint #ankarafabric #voguepatterns #v9253 Link in profile!
Activewear or Loungewear... hrmmmm....can I go with answer C, Fringed Accessories? ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ
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#fringe #annasui #scarf #diy #handmade #curls
If I'm not #proudest of whatever I'm doing at the moment, I'm not doing it right ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜œ#inprogress #frankenpattern of #simplicitypatterns #s1099 + s2180 ๐Ÿ’•โค๏ธ #isewmyownclothes #alohaprint #eveningdress #barkcloth fabric from @theconfidentstitch โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’• #sewphotohop 12
#whyisew

what a day for this question. I sew because creating beauty in what can be an ugly world is so small, and so important.
More thoughts on that via the link in profile...๐Ÿ’› #sewphotohop 11
#sewphotohop 10: OOPS I MADE A MISTAKE is what I said when I bought this fabric two years ago. It sat in a closet until it corrected itself this weekend. โœ‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿฝ
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#sewing #simplicitypatterns #mimigstyle #s8174 #geometric #print #homedecor #fabric
WELL THIS IS FREAKING COOL @mimigstyle ! GIRL YES! I'm gonna hulk out in neon style ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜ฌ#simplicitypatterns #s8174 #motojacket #sewingisyes
You can hear Rob asking me to turn it off at the end, but nothing beats a vintage sewing machine ๐Ÿ˜‚props to my ๐Ÿ’•MIL for finding this!! ๐Ÿ˜˜ #musicbox #vintagesewingmachine #pastera #sewphotohop 9 @kathyharriell
I love making sheer garments, where it's always #insideout โœ‚๏ธthis is #voguepatterns #v9076 ๐Ÿ”zoom to peep the leather zigzag stitching & silk chiffon French seams ๐Ÿ–ฅ search 9076 on my blog for the full dress, link in profile ๐Ÿ˜ฌ
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Messing around, with just about everything, is my #favoriteskill ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐ŸฝMaxified @simplicity_creative_group #s1802 + self drafted princess seamed bodice, and blacknwhite-ified photo using @aviaryphoto ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜œ
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#maxidresses #africanwax #dutchwax #ankarastyle #photofun #simplicitypatterns #oonaballoona #sewphotohop 7
My four square feet of #sewingspace (that's what it feels like anyway). #fabricstash is behind my dressform, and everything else I need is in those 6 loooooong drawers of my vintage drafting desk. I sew standing right next to Rob, ...
These are my two favorite sewing books, both by Claire Shaeffer. I got them at an LA estate sale, and did horrible things to them (link to a #flashback posting the blog in profile ๐Ÿ–ฅ) #sewingblogger #claireshaeffer #sewphotohop 5: #knowledgehub
Sometimes I think I make #plans just so I can change them ๐Ÿ˜œThis was destined for a strapless dress and is taking a different route ๐Ÿ˜Fabric is LUSCIOUS #barkcloth from @theconfidentstitch โค๏ธPattern is #simplicitypatterns #s2180 ๐Ÿ‘—#sewphotohop 4
I DO NOT UNDERSTAND THIS PROMPT #sewphotohop 3 #seasonalcolor ๐ŸŒˆ (swipe to peep my technicolor Narnia closet, in which my tiny stash undergoes metamorphosis) ๐Ÿ‘—#isew #allofthecolors #alot
BIAS TAPE MAKIN TIME ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿฝ#africanwaxprint #dutchwax #ghostbusters
#sewphotohop 2: I like my #essentials to glow like the sun โ˜€๏ธ Seam ripper, 6 inch ruler, chalk marker, ballpoint pen, and thread snips are the first things out, and always corralled in their own little tin house. #sewing #sewingblogger ...
#sewphotohop 1: HAI. I'm Marcy Harriell, aka oonaballoona. I'm an actress who likes to play dress up everyday, and I will throw a rose colored filter on just about everything. #rosecoloredglasses #sewistsofinstagram #sewersofinstagram #sewersgonnasew #curlygirl (oh yeah, and I just ...
All of the good times last night!! ๐Ÿฅ‚Wearing handmade at the September Style issue @w42st mag launch party with my girl @frogmorg on a ๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธyo (Boat not actual size) with hearty pours of ๐Ÿท(glass of rosรฉ DEFINITELY not actual size) ...
I'm going to catch hell for this. Sneakily snapped my handsome hubs and my dapper dad (who was not asked for photo approval; see: catch hell) in @burda_style and @colettepatterns menswear ๐Ÿ˜Ž#sewingformen #dressupalways #hawaiianshirt #menswear
The great thing about a maxi skirt is you can reincarnate it when you're bored and don't have new fabric to play with ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ @hellgatefabrics #waxprint #voguepatterns #v9253 #ilovetosew #sewing #sewistsofinstagram
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When your dress has a bit of fluff on it ๐Ÿ˜‚. 'SUP #sewcialists ! Got a #tributemonthsewing dress made with three gorgeous ladies in mind: @sarahjw70 โค๏ธ @gilliancrafts โค๏ธand @diaryofasewingfanatic โค๏ธYou can see it on the @sewcialists blog! (And check ...

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