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Drawstring bags

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When July is getting to an end, I often find myself panicking at how I’m nowhere near finishing my list of things to do for the month.  Yes, I have a long list of things to do in summer.  My … Continue reading

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Sorbetto with sleeves

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Bless my husband’s aunt for supplying me with fabrics she no longer wants.  She used to sew as a hobby but has no time or interest in it anymore.  I thank her for two reasons: 1) well hello, free fabric, … Continue reading

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Alyson skirt and Pernštejn Castle

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I have never heard of Spit Up and Stilettos  until Chuichoy of Wear the Ducky Tie posted free pattern links on her blog that included some from their site.  Weird how none of their patterns ever came up in my searches considering … Continue reading

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Floral belt

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I have a few scraps of this fabric from a Laurel I’m making for a friend. I hate tossing things when they can still be useful so I turned  them into a belt. It’s similar to this bow belt I … Continue reading

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Sorbetto X Red

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If I had to stick to my own style, it would be the usual European all-black ensemble with a splash of color on my bag or scarf.  It’s only lately that I’m trying to deviate from that route because too … Continue reading

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Royally blue in Konopiště

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Confused and confusing, that’s how I usually describe the spring weather.  It swings from hot and cold so fast it’s giving me whiplash.  I always find myself either overdressed or underdressed for the weather.  And with this constant battle to … Continue reading

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Laurel and me

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Presenting my second Laurel!  This time I’ve sewn this shift dress in a blue polka dot fabric for a more classic look.  Though I found a way to adjust the bust part by extending the back darts up, the neckline … Continue reading

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Kimono wrap

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I got this old shirt of my husband’s from my mother in law when she was cleaning their closet for things to donate to the charity bazaar I was organizing a couple of years ago.  I fell in love with … Continue reading

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Boxer shorts for V-Day

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What’s your idea of a perfect gift?  For me it’s time.  Time you spend with your loved ones, time you give to your friends, time you spend making homemade or handmade items to give to people you cherish the most … Continue reading

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Gathered skirt

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Thank goodness January is over.  I may sound such an ingrate saying that but the first month of the year is always a tough one to deal with for me.  It’s like having one foot out of the door ready … Continue reading

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