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eHow #ProjectThrowdown: Denim-Do-Over and Time to Vote

OK, all my friends out there. eHow #ProjectThrowdown is now live! So, here I am, as promised, giving you my cute look and asking you to vote for my #ProjectThrowdown Denim-Do-Over project over at eHow. There are two ways to … Continue reading

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eHow #ProjectThrowdown: These Boots Are Made For Walkin’

What do you get when eHow asks you to put a project together and the only rules are to mix lace, feathers, jeans and an old keychain? Why some boots of course! ****Click here to vote for this project by repinning**** I … Continue reading

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DIY: Skirt to Dress

Why just wear things for their intended purpose when you can have two for the price of one? With very little sewing and a little imagination you can transform an already beautiful piece of clothing into something completely different and … Continue reading

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Channel Your Inner Hippy and Make a Peasant Blouse From a Button-Down Shirt

 Sometimes, I worry about myself. Katie used to remind me quite often that it wasn’t the 70’s anymore. Maybe she was right, perhaps I haven’t moved on. I’ve always had a thing about off-the-shoulder peasant blouses. I think they are so cool. I think … Continue reading

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A Dress Fit For a Kentucky Derby Party: Simplicity Sew Simple A1394

I know! I know! The Kentucky Derby is supposed to be all about the hats. (Oh yes, and maybe a little bit about the horses, too.) So, why am I showing my hat when it’s truly so very basic and … Continue reading

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How to Add Decorative Trim to a Button-Down Shirt

Pop some pattern into your wardrobe by combining a floral and a plaid. Simply sew some fun, floral fabric to the button plackets and give a classic plaid shirt a fresh new look.  Get the full step by step directions … Continue reading

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DIY: Update Your T-Shirt with a Quick and Easy Off the Shoulder Ruffle

Before you start with all of the Daisy Duke references, and I won’t mention any names… -KRIS!!!!!-  I’m telling you, Gingham is Back! And it’s back with a vengeance. It’s all over the runways and I love gingham! I have so … Continue reading

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Another Guest Appearance on The Happi House Paired With How to Host a Wine Tasting Party! I say YES!

If you hang out with me, you know how much I LOVE a good glass of wine. So naturally, I was hoping the producers of The Happi House would “pair” one of my guest appearances with How to Host a Wine … Continue reading

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A Ten Minute Pencil Skirt to Show Off Your Curves

My ruggedly handsome husband has always loved my curves. Me? Not so much. It’s taken me a lifetime to start to appreciate my body. When I was very young, Twiggy was marketed as the ideal body type. For so long, in … Continue reading

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DIY: Wedding Sash and Garter

YAY! It’s wedding season! For those of you lucky enough to to have a beautiful bride in your life, or to be a beautiful bride yourself, CONGRATULATIONS!!!! eHow asked me to create two tutorials especially for you… How to Make a Sash … Continue reading

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