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Spring Cami

I have a diamond in the rough to share with you  today, Simplicity 1615. A simple top, but so cute and wearable. The trick is realizing this pattern’s potential. 220 more words



 Do you remember when kimonos or kimono type shirt where cool? Well good thing we didn’t go to far, this kimono inspired shirt is just enough flare with cultural inspiration as it is classic. 44 more words

Be Well

Vintage Pattern Pledge - McCalls 3618 1970s top

This is a 70’s pattern I picked up at a sewing meet up a few years ago. I really like the top but the sleeves are a bit puffy for my taste so I left them out. 184 more words

Look as tight as your purse strings

Women brag about how little they spent, men brag about how much they spent. Men are idiots. I guess it comes from our evolution as a gender – who’s got the longest spear, who can make fire the quickest, who can strangle the biggest mammoth? 442 more words


I'm On A Boat... (Nautical Inspiration)

May 1st begins boating season here in Chicago and I am counting the days.  There is nothing more relaxing than being out on Lake Michigan, enjoying the views of the city’s skyline and enjoying a beer (as long as you’re not the driver!)  This is a shot I took from my phone at the end of last boating season.   344 more words