Life · Sewing

Sisters and a Blue Dress: Simplicity 1587

My family recently moved out of state, but, before they left, my sisters and I decided to do a mini photoshoot as a sort of last fling. I also had another dress from last summer to share, so it was a lovely opportunity to kill two birds with one stone. This is Simplicity 1587. When… Continue reading Sisters and a Blue Dress: Simplicity 1587

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Life · Watercolors

Watercolor Adventures: Robin Redbreast

Among my many and varied hobbies, I very much enjoy painting with watercolors. I have been doing it for a couple of years now, and I still find it to be extremely enjoyable. I love to watch the little drawings come to life under my brush!  This is a little robin redbreast sketch I'm doing… Continue reading Watercolor Adventures: Robin Redbreast

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Virginia Historical Society: “Dressing Downton” Exhibit

When I heard that the Virginia Historical Society was hosting a Downton Abbey display, I was thrilled. Since learning how to sew, I have started paying much more attention to clothing designs, and construction. The thought of seeing some of these gorgeous costumes up close, was exciting. Thankfully, I did have the opportunity to visit the… Continue reading Virginia Historical Society: “Dressing Downton” Exhibit