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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 →

White dyed tops - June 2015 copy

On Dyeing (no. 1)

Summer is here! But where have I been? My last post was back in February (Happy Singles Awareness to all!) and I totally spaced on getting a post ready for … 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 →

Dishiki - July 2014 copy

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 →

lilac floral dress 1 - February 2014 copy

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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Wool & Winter White

So I’ve missed my last couple mid-week posts… Turns out time management really isn’t something I’m good at outside of work. Oh well, I didn’t forget this week! If’ you’ve … Continue Reading →

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MFAM Week 5: Fairfield Flashback

Week five of the My Favorite Art Museum series is here! Okay, so week five was supposed to be here a couple days ago, and I’m even later than I … 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 →

American - Remington Cowgirl - Sept 2013 copy

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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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 →