Category Archives: Fashion

Give a DIY circle skirt a twirl!

This post I’ve hedged a bit with. It’s just so easy to pick up a pattern at the fabric store, but this is a little exercise so you can draft one on your own. What was the most fun about this project was that I had an opportunity to engage...
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Fluffy Time!

Hi All! Around the corner is that fluffy time of year: Halloween and Holidays! Plenty of time now to make decorations, costumes and gifts. Projects are keeping me busy these days, but I hope to add a some knick knacks on the site for you to consider making for the holidays...
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Sew in the raw

Raw edges continue to show up on ready to wear fashion details and finishes. Sewing raw edge fashions is a shortcut technique that works with the correct fabric choices or cutting on the bias. Raw edge finishes are great for quick sew up dresses such as the one shown below. With this...
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Here’s your hat!

Hats are great to wear as protection from the elements or a way to express character. It’s a fun kick to go on a department store outing and try on a bunch of hats for some laughs or to prepare for a dress up event. For a day out in...
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Taking Trends to the Max!

Its so fun to express our character with the latest trend. Here Grandma Heigl and her buddies are fans of the hat and hair trends of their day. In the 60’s, I had to have the shortest skirts. In the 70’s, had to have the widest bell bottoms and the...
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