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In the rear view

I stated in On the Horizon that there were a lot of projects I had done before I started this blog. Really that’s the whole reason I started this blog. 637 more words

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Doll Clothes for an American Girl or Doll Clothes for an American Girl who owns an 18 inch doll

My friend’s daughter just celebrated her 7th birthday! She mentioned once that she wanted clothes for her doll, but then changed her mind and said she’d like a gift card to one of her favorite clothing stores. 284 more words

Revisiting The Catalina 40's Dress

Do you ever look in your closet and wonder why you haven’t worn a particular dress you’ve made? I had some time between editing for Lekala, and doing alterations, to try on a few of those dresses that just stay in the closet, but never are worn. 281 more words

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DIY Upcycled Men's T-Shirt into a Mini Skirt

If you recall my post about the Japanese Knot bag I made using a men’s button down shirt, I mentioned that I had bought the shirt along with a men’s striped t-shirt and a pair of camouflage pants. 311 more words

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On the Horizon

I MUTILATED A CLOCK

I know… it was a crime of passion and I feel no remorse. Mainly because I have diabolical plans for its remains. 943 more words

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Rainy Day SCORES!!

So it’s Sunday and it’s rainy. What a surprise. After a three week heat wave, Vancouver finally got a little rain. Albeit those rainy days just happen to be my days off. 340 more words

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Poncho Atitlán

A Guatemalan scarf found it’s way from the thrift to my sewing room via my daughter, who has an artistic eye and great fashion sense. We decided to make a simple pullover poncho, that would show off the traditional woven border on this light grey cotton blend fabric. 116 more words

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