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Cozy Aviator Pants

Project Run & Play has opened a pattern shop! It’s all patterns that were created when the designer was a contestant on Project Run & Play. This week is separates week and I got to sew up one of the

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Milky Way Jacket

E was incredibly excited about this week’s theme. She’s a total STEM kid and loves outer space. (Actually, she likes art too so she’s a STEAM kid.) If you’d asked her a year ago, she would have told you she

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The Tailor of Gloucester

Warning: Picture overload coming your way. This week’s theme for Project Run & Play was to use your favorite children’s storybook as an inspiration. Since this was going to be for V, my first thought was to do something Princess

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Thank You!

I found out last night that I’ve been eliminated from Project Run & Play. I spent some time asking myself what I could have done differently and the answer was nothing. I stayed true to my style and what I

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Project Run & Play – The 7 Wonders of the World

Project Run & Play has started! This week, we had to pick one of the 7 wonders of the world, ancient or modern, to create an outfit. I chose the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Or rather, they chose me. Just

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Here We Go Again!

This is just a little note because it’s way too late for long rambling posts (it’s 1AM as I’m writing). I’m going to be begging for votes again starting next week! I was given a second chance at Project Run

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Candy Coated: Smarties Inspired!

The theme for third week of Project Run & Play is your favorite Halloween candy. I don’t enjoy the stuff as much as I used to. What can I say, I’ve become a chocolate snob. But when I was a

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Buffalo Lace and Frills

When I see buffalo plaid, the first thing I think of is flannel lumberjack shirts. Come on, I can’t be the only one! So my first idea was to go super girly with a ruffled coat and full gathered skirt

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Thank You

I woke up with butterflies in my stomach this morning. I impatiently waited for the week 1 results on Project Run & Play to be published. Who would have the top design? (That gorgeous butterfly, of course!) Who would be

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Project Run & Play – All Buttoned Up

I think this week was the most difficult for me. The brief being “use buttons to highlight your look”. I just wasn’t sure where to go with that. But when I think buttons, I think classic collared shirt. So that’s

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