• mom times wednesday

    Yesterday I went out to my parent’s house to hang out with my mom. My dad is up at the cabin working on the pontoon boat motor (always boat motors are breaking, what is the deal with boats?!) so we decided to have some party times. We went on a ton of errands, our first […]

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  • a summer chambray top

    I had the good fortune to have some extra chambray laying around that was given to me for a project so I decided to finally make a top from the pattern I made a few weeks ago. The sewing went smoothly and the top is super comfortable. I had been planning to photograph it on […]

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  • weddings

    My sister got married yesterday, which is why it’s been a bit silent around here. Everything went off well, including my cat and I making the boutonnieres the morning of the wedding. She sure was a great help and kept trying to walk off with the flowers in her mouth. The bouquets were made by […]

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  • a few things

      This is a bit late but I did a little guest blogging over on Bliss in a Teacup on Tuesday about summer in Chicago. Also, I decided that it was time for a little freshening up around here. I got tired of the plain arial or trebuchet or whatever it was font, just seemed […]

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  • slow progress

        Things have been going pretty smoothly, though slowly, on my sister’s wedding dress. Here are a few progress shots designed to not really show much of the dress (in case anyone reading shouldn’t be seeing). Wedding dresses have so many layers, people always joke about them being like cakes, but in reality I […]

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  • fourth of july

    Hope everyone had a very happy fourth of july! Mine was full of sewing and cutting for my sister’s wedding dress. Things will be sort of uneventful around here until after the 17th when the dress is finally complete and she’s married!

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