Dorothy + the pumpkin patch

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I am super duper proud of myself right now because not only did I finish Sophie’s costume with two weeks to spare, but I actually managed to get some pics of her in it to share before Halloween! Yay me! A couple years ago, I saw a cute little Dorothy costume on Pinterest, and I’ve been trying… Continue Reading…

Tutu Dress Pattern + Tutorial (how to sew a tutu dress)

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Monday, I shared pics from my parents vow renewal, and I was supposed to share the tutorial for the tutu dress I made Sophie on Tuesday, but you know me, always late. Hey! It really wasn’t my fault! I had way important stuff to do. You know. Like watch NCIS and NCIS:LA and go to… Continue Reading…

Apple Picking Dress by Oliver + S

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Last week was my parents vow renewal (pics are coming soon!), and I was swamped. Come Thursday, I still had to make 10 table cloths, 4 ties, and Sophie’s dress…all by Saturday, so the hubby offered to take all the kids out for the day. Yeah, I know. He’s awesome. Anyway, I was searching for something for… Continue Reading…

Coming soon: Wildflowers & Whimsy Patterns!

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  Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve been obsessed with fashion, and my taste has always been a little, well…over the top. But, hey! The higher the heel, the closer to heaven, right?  My mom can attest to the fact that even at the age of three, I didn’t care how uncomfortable a pair of shoes was or… Continue Reading…

The Infamous Silk Suit

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  It seems as though I’ve been talking about this silk suit forever, and to be perfectly honest, I wondered if I would ever finish it!  But I did!  It was such a pain when I was making it, but I really learned a lot about construction.  For instance, making more than one muslin is… Continue Reading…