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How To: Lengthen an Elastic Belt (no. 02)

This summer I posted a tutorial about lengthening a too-snug belt that I purchased thinking someday it would fit. Today’s post is about a too-snug belt I purchased with the … Continue Reading →


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MFAM Week 4: China Doll

Week four is finally here! Sorry I’m a little late this time around, but it’s been a long week. Let’s blame it on my turtle jacket, my car which was … Continue Reading →


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MFAM Week 2: Walk Like an Egyptian

Week two of the My Favorite Art Museum series is here, and it’s time to revisit everybody’s favorite period in history – ancient Egypt. Admit it, it was one of … Continue Reading →


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MFAM Week 1: Remington Steal

Week one of My Favorite Art Museum is here! To kick off the MFAM series, I decided to start with the American collection. In terms of American art, we’ve got … Continue Reading →


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My Favorite Art Museum – Fall Refashion Series

All right everyone, here’s the scoop. I had such a good time participating in Refashion Runway in June that I’ve decided I want to give myself a similar challenge this … Continue Reading →


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All Hail the Queen!

Oh, vintage polyester… How I love thee. What fabric has such vibrant color? So many lovely patterns! Florals. Stripes. Dots. Modern/geometric. And it’s remarkably durable, providing you don’t snag it. … Continue Reading →


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How To: Lengthen an Elastic Belt (no. 01)

Have you ever bought something that was a bit too small with the intention of someday, somehow fitting into it? Have you ever, actually accomplished that feat? Me either. When … Continue Reading →


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Dated Blouse Refashion

Ever come across something at the thrift store that just begged you to rescue it? A couple weeks ago, this blouse pleaded with me to take it home, and even … Continue Reading →


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Easy Muumuu Refashion

After several complicated projects, I decided it was time for something easy. Enter this floral cotton muumuu. Well hello there! I liked the warm floral print and the white piping … Continue Reading →


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Tumeric Yellow Shirt

I’m back after a week-long vacation from my sewing machine! (Or maybe it was a week-long vacation for my sewing machine?) Today’s project started out as a white embroidered top … Continue Reading →