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Throwback Thursday: A Winter Maxi Dress

How’s everyone settling into the new year? I hope it’s going well for all of you! I’d hate to say it, but mine has been… well… let’s just say I’m looking forward to 2016.  I haven’t been sewing too much lately because 2015 has thrown a few kinks my way, so bear with me and… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: A Winter Maxi Dress

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Throwback Thursday: Sewing a Sweater

So I know in most of my summer posts, I complain about the heat. Now’s your chance to hear me complain about the cold! Winter finally settled in and believe it or not, we actually had snow for New Years! DD and I went to bed before midnight on New Year’s Eve because we’re such… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Sewing a Sweater

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Throwback Thursday: An Ugly Christmas “Sweater”

Merry Christmas!! It’s finally here!! We can all relax now… the shopping and/or crafting frenzy is complete! DD and I are celebrating our third and final Christmas for the year, enjoying each other’s company and getting some rest after a crazy month of work and parental house guests. Today is Thursday, so you know that… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: An Ugly Christmas “Sweater”

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Throwback Thursday: A Christmas State of Mind

Wow have we already made it to the second Thursday of December? The panic is starting to set in as I need to get a MOVE ON with Christmas shopping. If you’re ambitious and want to craft gifts for those you love, here’s another gift idea you can sew! I made these for my grandmothers for… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: A Christmas State of Mind

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Pencil Skirt with a Twist

Happy Monday! The holidays are getting even closer and what kind of project do I have for y’all today…? Why, a pencil skirt for WORK, of course! Because who doesn’t think about WORK ALL THE TIME?! Oh, man… can’t wait till Turkey Day… need….help… Anyhoo, here’s another Butterick project for you! B5566: Another easy project,… Continue reading Pencil Skirt with a Twist

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The Dress of High Hopes and Huge Disappointment

You know how it goes. One minute you’re soaring on cloud 9 with your sewing machine, totally into your current project and taking such great care to make sure it comes out as you had hoped. Then, once you’re well into it, you notice some things have gone awry. “No worries, I’ll just tweak it… Continue reading The Dress of High Hopes and Huge Disappointment

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Throwback Thursday: What Does the Dress Say?

Trends. There are some trends that I won’t touch with a 10-foot pole (sorry, Peter-Pan collars) and there are some that I’ll jump all over. When the song, “What Does the Fox Say?” came out, foxes instantaneously became trendy. Unfortunately, I’m not a huge fan of the song, but I am grateful that a cute… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: What Does the Dress Say?