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Project Run & Play: Winter Wonderland

When the themes for this season of PRP were announced, I pounced on Winter Wonderland.  I’ve talked about how I miss real Winters before so this theme really spoke to me. It said it wanted me to make a wool

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KCW: Days, 5, 6 & 7

I thought I would be able to get so much done these three days.  But Friday, souricette 2 had no school so I only got to sew during her nap.  45 minutes?  Tops.  She woke up really cranky and I

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Straight Line Skirt. Finally.

Excuse the face.  I still haven’t figured out the whole self portrait thing.  I feel like I need to bring a mirror so I can see what I’m doing… And umm, I would really rather not show off my rear

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Tutorial – Junior Bossa Nova

Remember this skirt?  And that souricette 1 wanted one just like it?  And that I made one and promised a tutorial?  I wanted to publish this on Wednesday but I’m having such a hard time with the images.  I’ve never

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Photo Monday – Modeling

Souricette 1 saw the skirt I made myself and wanted one.  I obliged.  I had to draft a pattern but she helped me with length and fabric choice.  Yes, there will be a tutorial.  In the meantime, we braved Sunday’s

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And one for Me!

I told you I was on a sewing roll, right?  I was supposed to sew the lining to a skirt for me this week.  I didn’t.  I finished the whole thing last weekend!  And it’s really pretty. It’s this material,

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Taffeta Skirt Tutorial

When fabric.com was having a sale on basics, or at least what they call basics, I saw this crushed taffeta that I just had to have.  I got the iridescent charcoal and the teal, 2 yards of each.  I had

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