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Seaside Hanami Dress

I picked up the Perfect Pattern Parcel last week during Kids Clothes Week. This is a neat project on its second “parcel” or pattern collection. They pick some neat independent pattern designers, you name your price, and proceeds from the sales go to charity. My little one immediately gravitated toward the pictures of the Hanami Dress by Straight Grain, so …

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Craftsy Classes on Sale!

Save Up to 50% on All Craftsy Classes! I don’t usually do much in the way of sponsored posts, but I don’t have any projects to show off yet this week! So here’s some inspiration to get you started on a project of your own. Check out the current sale going on this weekend for Craftsy classes! I really like …

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Not A Real Green Dress!

“I’ll buy you a dress, but not a real green dress that’s cruel…” I had this song in my head for all of last week, and here’s why! My Jenny Dress Pattern Review! I LOVE green. Green is my color these days. The walls in my house are green. My peacoat is green, my windbreaker is green. I have a …

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My First Ever Giveaway!

Hey all, I’m hosting my first ever giveaway in honor of finally doing something with my page and reaching 100 likes on Facebook! I definitely will not do this for every 100, but I wanted to kick things off a little. Here’s what you’ll win.   This is one of only three like it. I’m keeping one (it’s currently around …

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Friday Flashback for February 21st

It’s Friday! I’m going to do a little recap, a “Friday Flashback” if you will, of what’s going on around here, mostly through Instagram posts. It’s um… going to cover from the last month, because that’s where I am in things. If you follow me on Instagram, you already know these things. Here we go!    

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Goodbye 2013, Goodbye RTW, Hello 2014!

Last post of the year! I’m saying goodbye to 2013, and with that I’m making a promise for 2014. Notice I said PROMISE? I do not make RESOLUTIONS. Mostly because I’m defiant by nature and don’t want to be told what to do. So… what’s my plan for 2014? Yep, no store bought clothes in 2014. I’m all signed up …

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Jersey Birthday Dress and Meeting a Project Runway Alum!

A blog article a month, huh? Well, I’ve been sewing and not updating enough. Here’s something I made this month! I had my birthday the Monday before Thanksgiving and was gifted with fabric shopping by my parents! Yay, fabric! On top of my shopping list was knits. I’ve totally been getting into knits lately, and had not nearly enough stashed …

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Asparagus Quiche

Wow, did we have THE BEST asparagus quiche tonight. So good. There’s a tiny 1/8th of it left. That’s it. Even better than our previous favorite. The husband said it was his new favorite. Better yet, I didn’t have to buy anything at the store. That’s actually how we arrived at this quiche. Because who wants to bike to the …

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I Made Something During National Sewing Month!

Yikes, down to the wire, but I actually DID make something during National Sewing Month. Almost got it online too, but looks like this will be posted shortly after midnight my time on October 1st. Ah well, can’t win them all. Quick preview of what I did today! I turned this: Into this:

Wordle – Something Fun and Silly!

Hi world! I’ve been busy reorganizing rooms and organizing for kids going back to school yesterday. Whew, totally exhausted! Mimi turned 10 last week, and she got her own room for her birthday, so we’ve turned about everything upside down here! So here’s a little fun thing I found today. It’s called Wordle, and it generates really fun word clouds …