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Double Layer Circle Skirt

It snowed! I cannot tell you how excited I was to finally see the fluffy white flakes peppering the sky. There have been chances of snow popping up here and there the past few weeks, so I wasn't quite sure that it was going to actually happen this time around. But it did, and my… Continue reading Double Layer Circle Skirt

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One Week One Pattern: Days 1 & 2

So, have you heard of the One Week One Pattern challenge? It started this past Saturday. You can find all the details over on Hannah's blog: Cinderellis. A brief summary of the challenge: Take one pattern of which you have made several variations, wear the different variations for a week straight, and style them differently every… Continue reading One Week One Pattern: Days 1 & 2

Outfits · Sewing · Vintage-Inspired

Gingham Square Dance Dress: Sewaholic Cambie

I have often seen pictures of vintage style, square dancing dresses on google, or Pinterest. Their twirly delightfulness captures my interest every time! (The sources are as follows: 1. Source 2. Source 3. Source 4. Source 5. Source ) How gorgeous are those! I loved watching Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Oklahoma, and various other Rogers and Hammerstein movies and seeing… Continue reading Gingham Square Dance Dress: Sewaholic Cambie

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Snowflakes and Buttons: Butterick 6018

Hello Everybody, First off, I want to share some links to fellow sewing blogger, Casey Maura. Casey used to run the gorgeous blog Elegant Musings before she switched it over to Casey Maura. She was one of the very first people who inspired me to begin sewing when I was right in the middle of… Continue reading Snowflakes and Buttons: Butterick 6018

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Scallops and Heart Buttons: Simplicity 1460

It is quite shocking how dealing with extreme humidity (without air conditioning!), job searching, planning a wedding ceremony/reception, dealing with family politics, and still trying to maintain some semblance of sanity can suck your time away like a fat old leech. Such is life. I shall refrain from boring you with my resistance to being an… Continue reading Scallops and Heart Buttons: Simplicity 1460

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Wisteria and Spring Breezes: McCalls 6891

Spring was in full force, and the wisteria was blooming everywhere! Photographer Sister was in town, so a photo shoot was required. The local library has a gorgeous building outside that is just covered in wisteria. I knew I wanted to get some pictures there while it was all in bloom, so things ended up… Continue reading Wisteria and Spring Breezes: McCalls 6891