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Tambourines and Elephants

Is it just me, or does any one else think it’s almost criminal how great fabrics and prints become ugly, ugly clothes? Take this shirt from the 80s… (I’m guessing … Continue Reading →


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Abaya, So Long, and Farewell – Pantone Projects (no. 4)

It’s time to be get honest with you all. I don’t like this series. Maybe “don’t like” isn’t quite it… “I’m bored with this series.” Yep, that’s it! I’m bored … Continue Reading →


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Pantone Projects (no. 3)

Man, it has been a busy couple of months! Luckily, things are starting to slow down. (I hope.) I’ve been busy keeping up with crochet orders, friends, family, and my “real” … Continue Reading →


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Good Things: Beth + BurdaStyle… Again!

She’s done it again! Beth Huntington (aka The Renegade Seamstress) will be teaching another BurdaStyle webinar this week! Version 2.0! Secret Ways to Make Your Sewing Blog a Success sounds like it’ll … Continue Reading →


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Eliza Doolittle Day!

It’s the 20th of May, so that can only mean one thing… It’s Eliza Doolittle Day! Her day. For those of you not familiar with mid-60s musicals, Eliza Doolittle is … Continue Reading →


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Pantone Projects (no. 2)

Time flies when you’re crazy busy! (More on that later.) It’s been over a month, but my second Pantone project for 2014 is finally here. Right there. Project no. 2 … Continue Reading →


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“I” is for I Love You

Some very special people in my life recently became foster parents to a little boy, and this weekend was Baby I’s first birthday. Normally, my go-to gift for baby showers … Continue Reading →


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Good Things: Beth + BurdaStyle

It’s always fun to see new and exciting opportunities open up for people you admire. That’s why I was happy to hear that one of my favorite bloggers, Beth Huntington of the RenegadeSeamstress, … Continue Reading →


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Pantone Projects (no. 1)

Winter is drawing to a close (Good riddance, right?) so it’s time to get started on some spring projects. And what better way to get into the springtime spirit than … Continue Reading →


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Dusty Drab Sweater Refashion

Last Friday I visited one of my favorite thrift stores where I picked up three pairs of vintage clip-on earrings and two sort of ugly sweaters for around $4.25. Not … Continue Reading →