Simple Summer Tank

One of the greatest perks of knowing how to sew is being able to re-create things you’ve seen someone wearing, at the stores, on TV, from music, art, etc. I am one who does this OFTEN and is probably what got me going with design in the first place, when I was very young and […]

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Statement Kimono

Sure, it was 95 degrees when we took these pictures, but thank goodness for fun kimonos to throw on in the summer air conditioning! You know how it goes…you’re boiling hot on a 90 some degree day in the middle of summer and all you really want to do is jump in a pool or […]

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Add Some Lace

Seriously, I don’t know what it is with me and kimonos. I just really love them as a little something extra to add on. So with that, I bring you another kimono (and don’t you worry, I have another one or two to share after this ;) ) Sometimes when I spot fabric I like […]

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Red, White Ruffle, and Blue

It’s officially Memorial Day weekend and I’m not sure about the rest of you but I usually find myself wearing my American pride with a tri-color ensemble of some kind. As it is nearing the end of #memademay and Memorial Day is around the corner, I wanted to bring out this white ruffle skirt I […]

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Finding My Stripes

I think I’ve always considered Spring to be a favorite season of mine -when Ohio actually experiences one that is ;). Spring is the mark of new beginnings–figuratively and literally speaking. After being cooped up inside all winter, it feels really good to shed the old and welcome the new. Last week, I swapped out […]

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Just in Time

One of my handmade resolutions this year has been to make more ‘everyday’ kind of clothing (which will continue as one of my #memademay goals). I would say that these pants fit that bill. I’ve been wanting to make a pair of paper-bag style pants for quite some time, it was just a matter of […]

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Dressed for the Holiday

Raise your hand if you’re ready for Spring!! Seriously, I am definitely feeling the Spring fever…especially after such a chilly Easter day. It seems this winter has been relentless, and I think we can all agree it’s about time we bid the old man adieu for a while. Bring on the flowers! This Easter, I […]

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The Fuzzy Bomber Jacket

It’s funny, as I sit here posting this and looking at the photos which were taken yesterday, and then look outside the window…something is missing. The snow. As you’ll see in the pics…there is snow on the ground. And less than 24 hours later, it is all gone. Weird how it can take a while […]

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Silver & Gold

I told you there was more shiny coming! I said it once (or twice) and I’ll say it again. I’m into the metallic fabrics this year. I’ve sewn more than one (or two) pieces from shiny fabrics this year. They just add a little extra somethin’ somethin’. But I think the greatest thing about metallic […]

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