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Christmas in July Tour: Day 4

Day 4 of the EYMM Christmas in July Tour is here! Miranda at Inspinration modified the Women’s Off the Shoulder Dress & Peplum Top into an a-line dress and Tibeca at Sewing by Ti sewed up a cowboy Christmas Riley’s Sleep Shirt. Go check out their posts for the details! ——————————————————————————————————– Don’t miss any of the stops on the EYMM Christmas […]

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Summery California Dress Maxi

Have I mentioned lately how much I love the California Dress & Peplum pattern? Cause I still do! I got this beautiful tie-dye print brushed cotton spandex this week and it was begging to become a maxi dress … and when fabric “speaks,” it’s hard not to listen!    This time, I made the floor-sweeping […]

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California Dress Exposed Elastic Waistband Hack

I love having a “faux belt” elastic waistband on my dolman-capsule mash-up. It makes being stylish one step easier since I don’t have to mess with putting a real belt on (and then readjusting it every time my 2-year-old pulls on my clothes, lol). I decided it was high-time I try a similar method on my favorite dress […]

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Upcycled California Dress to Celebrate Earth Day

I’m a sucker for upcycling and re-using any type of fabric I can get my hands on. In my stash, I have several laundry baskets full of things to re-make into something else. Problem is, I have so much that I don’t have time to do it all. So when Ula over at Lulu & Celeste […]

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Kenzie’s Party Dress in Satin and Organza

This weekend, my younger daughter will make her First Communion and she asked for a fancy mama-made dress for the celebration. Until this week, I hadn’t sewn with “real” satin (I’m not counting the cheapy costume stuff used for Halloween) since I made my senior prom dress as a 4-H project over a decade ago (and my mom’s […]

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