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Differentiation: Michaels vs. JoAnn Fabrics Which Brand is More Social?

Social media is becoming the number one way people connect and in the creative industry, these connection are the lifeline to our success. As a business owner, connecting with customers on social media isn’t just about being popular, it’s about building valued relationships and like any relationship, this process takes time and commitment. 667 more words

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Draping a Bustier Dress

Many of you who follow me on social media may have seen this photo that I posted back in the Spring:

It was a mini sneak-peek of a structured garment, in my case, a bustier dress that I designed and patterned based on one of my favorite bras and a size 12 dress form at school. 1,086 more words

Paper Haul!

As soon as Brandon and I started dating, I started scrapbooking. Something inside me was like, “Document these moments in a cute little book with adorable paper!” I started out with a Smashbook. 203 more words


The Plaid Archer ...

from my 2014 Winter sewing list.

Remember this list (from this post) everyone?

Well, I finally decided to get back on it now that Spring and Summer have made their way in and out of my life.   881 more words

Damn You, Pinterest! You've Lied to Me for the Last Time!

Pinterest, you are a lying piece of crap. You can get all cute and dolled-up but the fact remains: you’re faker than a porn star’s boobs. 616 more words



This will be my final post about the TNT Tee challenge from Sewing Pattern Review. This has been a really fun and interesting process. I took a wildly experimental approach to the process of using a tee pattern to create a block. 466 more words



Today the girls went back to daycare full time.  I’m at home attempting to get the house in order before I go back to work next week. 396 more words