Who Loves a Party?

Who Loves a Party?

Remember Tupperware Parties? How about Longaberger Basket Parties? Or Pampered Chef? Actually Longaberger and Pampered Chef might still be a thing. I'm not sure. But I had a great idea! What about a skirt party with me? Picture this! I show up to your house or venue...

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Every Day or Special Occasion?

Every Day or Special Occasion?

I bought the fabric for this outfit a few months ago when Maggie, My Mom and I went on a little road trip to check out a fabric store in Grand Rapids that is almost 2 hours from m house. I heard about the store from a lady who makes super intricate cosplay costumes...

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Ankara Fabric Meets Gertie

Ankara Fabric Meets Gertie

I've been making Gertie Night and Day dresses. I wrote a post about my plan back in March. Things haven't been going as smoothly as I expected and also, even though the pattern has the opportunity to make 72 different dresses I've been focusing on the same bodice...

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#30DaysofDresses

#30DaysofDresses

I'm kind of excited about the Instagram Challenge for the month of July that I'm going to take part in. It's called 30 Days of Dresses and it is being hosted by @thestitchsistersUK There are two reasons that I'm excited. One, I have to get some work done and a daily...

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Disney Bound

Disney Bound

In December we are going to Disney World. I'm a huge fan. And actually today I need to be making my dinner reservations for the week we will be there. I have plenty of Disney themed clothing. A couple of skirts that I made which have princesses and some t-shirts I...

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Tie Bustles – Not just for brides

Tie Bustles – Not just for brides

One of my favorite ways to bustle a wedding gown is with ties. This is often called a French Bustle, Victorian Bustle or Under Bustle. It doesn't work with every style of dress but if you want a poof of fabric that falls over the bottom of the dress this is a...

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Believe

Believe

I saw a quote a while back and then I went a found a meme on Pinterest. I have gone back to that quote several times over the past few months to remind me. When I left home at 18 years old and moved to California with $300 in my pocket thinking I was rich I had no...

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Sewing Success – Graduation Dress

Sewing Success – Graduation Dress

Ok. So that grey dress was awful. But the dress/outfit that happened in the end was a super success and I am so happy the grey dress was a terrible mistake. I had a pattern for a t-shirt type top that has a lot of sleeve variations. It is McCall's 7542. Maggie loves a...

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Sewing Fail – Graduation Dress

Sewing Fail – Graduation Dress

I asked Maggie if she wanted a new dress for graduation an she said she really did but was hesitant to ask me to make one. I asked what kind of dress she was thinking about and she said she would love a wrap dress. I asked what kind of fabric she was thinking and she...

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