Tag: #2016FAL

Flora for Harles

  Harley asked me to make her the Flora Dress from By Hand London earlier this spring, and she wants to be able to wear it for some of her senior pictures this summer, so I addedContinue reading


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To Do Tuesday June 21

It was so nice to spend some time sewing this last week, and even though I only get to cross one item off my list, I actually completed two of them.  Once again, it’s timeContinue reading


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To Do Tuesday June 14

After several weeks of being too busy to get much sewing and crafting done, I finally had time to work on some projects this week!  I did end up rearranging my To-Do List for thisContinue reading


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LARP Waist Quiver & Belt

The LARP we participate in utilizes foam “boffing” weapons instead of realistic looking foam weapons, which means none of our weapons can have the potential to hurt, scrape, maim, or otherwise damage anyone else.  BecauseContinue reading


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French Seams – May’s Try Something New Every Month Project

I ran across Stephanie’s and Rebecca’s co-hosted project, Try Something New Every Month (TSNEM) for 2016, in December, and I decided to participate because there are a lot of sewing techniques I have never tried andContinue reading


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Turtle Pin Cushion Duo

Well, I finally bit the bullet and finished this cute little  Turtle Pincushion Duo.  I am glad I finished the pin cushions, but I am not happy with the final result. Follow **At times you’llContinue reading


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DIY Sugar Scrub

I wrote a post about DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas that included a link to DIY Citrus Sugar Scrubs by Delia Creates, and I decided that since I really wanted to try to make some that IContinue reading


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Harley’s Prom Dress Refashion

One of the projects I had on my Quarter Two Finish-A-Long list was Harley’s prom dress.  I had a thrifted wedding dress that fit her perfectly, and so we decided to try to dye andContinue reading


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Making a Medieval Inspired LARP Dress

Todd and I participate in a LARP Group, Sojourn, that holds two events each year, and I have written about it several times (use the LARP tag in the right-hand side bar to view all theContinue reading


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Florence Kimono – Take 1

I am taking part in the 2016 Quarter 2 Finish-A-Long, and one of the projects I listed that I wanted to finish was the Florence Kimono by Sew Caroline. I wasn’t sure whether or not FlorenceContinue reading


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Hand Beading – April’s Try Something New Every Month Project

I ran across Stephanie’s and Rebecca’s co-hosted project, Try Something New Every Month (TSNEM) for 2016, in December, and I decided to participate because there are a lot of sewing techniques I have never tried andContinue reading


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Making a Russian Kokoshnik

Our LARP group is having a “formal” encounter at our first event this year, so I made myself a dress out of plum colored microsuede.  In addition, My Try Something New Every Month project for April isContinue reading


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