Tag Archives: Clothing

it’s a wrap

I am waiting, waiting, waiting for some fabric (for my origami wrap) to come in the mail~ oh the agony! So, while I’ve been so patiently waiting, I decided to play with some rust colored baby-rib knit that I’ve had … Continue reading

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Tshirt Makeover: Swimsuit cover-up

We have been trying to go to the pool twice a week to keep the kids cool and happy.  I had been wanting to make a swimsuit cover-up ever since seeing all of these, but didn’t have the time until … Continue reading

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New skirt

Another stretchy knit skirt made from thrifted fabric.  I made it six panels so that it would be kinda zig-zaggy.  Figuring that out, the zig-zag thing, was kind of a pain- but it all magically worked out. Thank goodness I … Continue reading

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a weird day

*Panic # 1~ My computer screen went black– nothing.  My computer support services (my hubby) is out of town so had to stress until his work day was over and I could call him. *Panic #2 ~ Then I was … Continue reading

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mixing it up

I fancied up this shirt today after seeing this one.  I love the roses scattered nicely across, convienently covering up my messy stains.  This prolonged the wear-ability of this shirt for the rest of the summer, which is good, because … Continue reading

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summer clothes i wish i had

I just discovered Polyvore.  A time sucker I tell ya!!  Fun though. You can pick your wardrobe by thumbing through hundreds of teeny pictures of clothes, shoes, accessories, etc.  This is what I created: I love everything, but I’m especially … Continue reading

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Here’s lookin at you kid!

So, I’m looking through flickr at pages and pages of those gorgeous reverse applique skirts from the Alabama Stitch Book and I kept seeing eyes.  Yes, eyes… from the shapes.  I was tired. That night, while trying to fall asleep, … Continue reading

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Simple Stripey Skirt

I found this fabric at Hancock’s in the remnant section and knew I had to make a skirt from it.  Unfortunately, it is a very thin, light weight cotton and there was only 1 1/3 yards of it. I figured … Continue reading

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Simplicity 4589

I finally broke into my vintage sheets.  They were originally intended for skirts, but just happen to be the right amount for tops too.  I’ve been wanting to use this simplicity pattern for a while, seeing it around many, many, … Continue reading

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A bit different

Thanks for the nice comments on my last top. This one is the same pattern (Simplicity 4177), different style.  This time with shorter sleeves and some green plaid seersucker. Can you see the gold thread running through the yellow stripes?  … Continue reading

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