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Another Party Dress, Plus Doll Clothes: Sewing For Family

So here’s the second party dress I made for my daughter* during my recent sewing marathon. For this super-fast dress we turned to a simple sheath dress pattern (New Look 6120) and chose a knock-out fabric to do the heavy lifting. This is an Italian metallic brocade I …

Mood DIY: Sweater Mittens

This past week I had to fly back to my home state of Indiana, and boy was it cold! Sure, the temp had long since dipped below the desirable level in New York, but there was full-out snow and the need for gloves the second I stepped off the plane. …

Mood DIY: Faux Leather Sleeved Blazer

In my book leather just makes everything look cooler…don’t you think?  But not wanting to spend a lot to get the look I took to my thrifted stash to help with the transformation. I grabbed an Philosophy di Albert Ferretti blazer I picked up for less than a $1, got …