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Pink Trapeze Dress

I’m finding my stride with dress silhouettes. This trapeze dress hack of Simplicity 8335 is maximum flow.

I wanted to make a dress appropriate for a summer wedding, and I gave myself about three weeks to do it. 404 more words

My Handmade Wardrobe

Easy breezy style

Welcome back to East Van Kiitten! Isn’t crazy how sometimes life gets totally in the way of doing fun things you love?! Here I am once again with an item that I have owned for a year or two, that I have worn perhaps once-this lovely, flowy cardigan, picked up at, you guessed it, a local thrift store. 419 more words

Style Over 40


He always packed a punch
in English leather – neat as an overnight
lightweight – stratagems of subterfuge
tucked side by side in thigh-tight spaces… 55 more words

Writing Challenges

Plant dyed fabrics

These are the results of my last day of dyeing, dried and ironed and ready for use.  Some have already gone to new happy homes and the one at top right has become a pocket!

Natural Dyeing

"Mexicali" Beer Hall

These two postcards show the Mexicali Beer Hall which was located in Tijuana, Mexico. These postcards were published in 1935, after the end of prohibition in the United States. 286 more words

Sepia Saturday

Hey Cupcake - Color Dare #292

It’s Friday…time for another Color Dare!

This week the Color My Heart Color Dare Design Team is creating with the colors:  Bashful, Canary, & Linen. 120 more words

4.25 X 5.5 Cards

Repeat: Paco Peralta's 8-gore skirt

I love the fit and flattery of the ivory wool skirt that I made last January from Paco Peralta’s 8 gore-skirt pattern so much, I made another one in linen.  133 more words