Monthly Archives: August 2010

Wedding dresses and craft table messes Part #2

Quick update on my wedding dress > flower girl dress project! I am now finished with the main dress. I think it turned out rather well! I even installed my very first zipper successfully (which was a tough job to … Continue reading

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Wedding dresses and craft table messes! Part 1

When I was younger I would watch in awe as my mom would draft up her own pattern for whatever character we decided to be for Halloween that year. I would help her cut out the pieces and sit by … Continue reading

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The World of Blythe

In 1972 a big eyed, large headed doll named Blythe was invented. She was only sold for one year and was put away and forgotten in the attics of many…until 1999 when photographer Gina Garan made a photo book of … Continue reading

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Trinket Trips and Green Pie

When I was small I remember my mom taking my sister and I on trips shopping. She would often call these trips “trinket trips” in the hopes of teaching my sister and I that it’s okay to treat yourself once … Continue reading

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