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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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Dolman-Capsule Mash for Easter

My oldest daughter fell in love with this white daisies on mint knit and begged for it to be her Easter dress. All I had was two separate yard(ish) long cuts from a bargain lot, so we had to get creative to make my tall girl a modest dress. Luckily, I knew the Girl’s Capsule […]

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Carlie’s Dolman Hacked to Sheath Dress

As the Freestyle Harems Blog Tour wrapped up, I decided it was high time I turned my attention toward sewing up Easter clothes for my kiddos. I’m not sure how I let it slip to the end of my to-do list until less than 2 weeks before Easter, but since I have no time left to shop for specific […]

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Floral Mash-up Mini-Dress

After mashing Carlie’s Dolman with the Girl’s Capsule Skirt a couple weeks ago, I couldn’t wait to try it out for myself using Kymy’s Dolman Top and the Women’s Capsule Skirt! So I decided to kill two birds with one stone and make it with the rest of the floral from last week‘s ‘Get Moving’ Leggings. […]

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