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Inspired by Pinterest

So I saw this cuuute t-shirt on Pinterest. At my school, the teachers wear jeans on Fridays, so I’ve been looking for some nice t-shirts that won’t look too dressed-down.  When I saw this on Pinterest, I thought it would be a nice little tutorial.  I clicked on the link, and found that I could …

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S’s Dresses

In the last couple of weeks I’ve finished two dresses for S.  The first was Simplicity 1949, a Project Runway pattern.  The dress had various options for yokes and sleeves and trims. She chose a red cotton fabric with little black paw prints all over.  There wasn’t quite as much fabric on the bolt as the …

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A Little Ribbon

What I had…a bleh sweater set that I never wore.  The shell was a weird length and the wide band did not help.  The neckline was too low and the stitching on the front was open, which meant I needed a shell under my shell! My inspiration… http://www.rufflesandstuff.com/2010/10/shes-lady-cardigan-tutorial.html Isn’t it cute?   I’ve been looking at …

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No More Fabric

I went to the fabric store yesterday in search of a particular fabric, and only that fabric.  I didn’t find what I was looking for, but I still mangaged to leave with four new patterns (big 99¢ sale!) and four new cuts of fabric.  S was with me, and two of the patterns and two …

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27 Dresses…Almost

My sister is getting married in a few months, and my daughter S and I have been dress shopping with her a couple of times.  Besides being a big help picking out wedding dresses for her aunt to try on (really, she’s picked a few unexpected favorites…we’re thinking of steering her towards wedding planning 🙂 …

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