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Four Seasons California Tunic Mash

After this last week’s one day of 90*F followed by 6 days hovering around 50*F, I decided that maybe it was time for some more transitional weather tops. Last weekend, I wore my California Cardi Sleeve Mash dress to church and I love the way it fits so much that I decided I’d make a tunic version for […]

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St. Patrick’s Day California Tank Top

Being the procrastinator that I am, I realized at bedtime last night that all my shirts that have green on them are long sleeved. Since yesterday it was almost 90*F outside, I decided I better “find” (a.k.a. make) something to wear today for St. Patrick’s Day! After perusing my stash, I discovered that the only green […]

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How to Cut Striped Fabric to Create a Chevron Dress

One of my favorite things to do with striped fabric is to cut my pattern out on the bias rather than on the fold to create a chevron effect. The only problem I have is that every time (EVERY. TIME.) I do it, I spend almost as much time trying to remember how as it actually […]

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Nursing California for my Sister

Spring is on the way! The weather should be warm enough to start wearing dresses again soon! I love being able to throw on a maxi dress and look completely put together without having to think about matching wardrobe pieces. I’ve been promising to make my sister a California Dress since last summer … um, oops! When I […]

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Color Blocking Long Sleeves for Kymy’s Dolman

So, after hacking the Asymmetrical Drape Top last week, I thought I was done with color blocking for a while. Then I opened my email and had one from Girl Charlee with a “Trend Alert” about color blocking. Who knew that I’d actually be on trend for something?!? As a mom of 5 small children, I’m not […]

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