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A Pretty Verona Dress

I just had to put my name in when the tester call went out for the Jennuine Design Verona dress. I was so happy to be chosen!  As always, Jenn was charming to work with.  And now I have two great dresses

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Morpho Girl

My parents got me this turquoise and blue sort of tie-dyed tee when they went to Costa Rica.  I loved the color and the butterfly but I just wasn’t wearing it much.  I was going to turn it into something else

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Haven Acres Again!

When I started the Haven Acres pattern test, this outfit was going to be my fancy one for the tester tour.  It has my beloved Cloud 9 Palos Verde fabric, leftover from this dress.  But then I made the kitty ears to

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Haven Acres Collection is Here!

With bonus kitty ears! Let’s back up a bit first.  I’ve spent the last few weeks testing the three patterns from Jennuine Design‘s new Haven Acres collection.  I really love it.  There’s a legging pattern, a hat pattern, and a

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Kids Clothes Week Midpoint. Sort of.

This was supposed to go up yesterday.  I had the week all planned out. Make 6 things, 2 for each kid in my family.  As long as I managed to make roughly one thing per day, I would be good.

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Sneak Peak!

I’ve been spending a chunk of my time on testing for Jennuine Design lately.  Testing not one but three patterns!  It’s work but it’s fun.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again.  I get a lot of satisfaction from

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Project Run&Play: Daddy’s Girl

Technically, this is upcycling week.  Not daddy’s girl week.  But I picked two of his shirts from the upcycling stash. I was originally going to improvise a dress out of them but I could not get the LoL Swing Top

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Made for Kids Month Part 3

So I haven’t had the chat with souricette 1 yet.  I…  just forgot.  I knew exactly when I was going to talk to her about the clothing industry and I forgot. Day 12: The Oliver + S dress that I

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Another Matinée!

Since I couldn’t wait to show off my first Matinée dress, I decided to make a Matinée peplum top for the tester tour.  Besides, I wanted to try out the other fabric combo I’d considered… So here it is! Matinée

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A Beautiful Matinée Dress

I’m so excited to share this dress that I’m posting on a Saturday!  I was lucky to be chosen as a tester for the very first Jennuine Design pattern.  The Matinée dress is absolutely adorable.  I just love the plunging

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