November 2008

Just kickin it

by Dana on November 26, 2008

I love a pair of comfortable (yet stylish) pants. I thought Goose would love some too. Made out of linen-cotton, here are her new pants for kickin around (shirt is from Target, Cherokee brand and one of my new favorites. She has it in four different colors):The pants are a simple, elastic waist-band pattern. I […]

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bye bye Bernina 730

by Dana on November 20, 2008

Yesterday I finally said goodbye to my very first sewing machine, the Bernina 730. I inherited this machine from my great-aunt who passed away years ago. I didn’t know her all that well, but one day my mom drug me and my sisters on a visit to her husband, my great uncle.Yea, fun.But while we […]

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Onesie Dress

by Dana on November 12, 2008

When Old Navy puts their summer clothes on clearance, it’s hard to pass up a onesie for 99 cents (especially with refashioning ideas in mind). I started with this:And came up with this:It was quite simple to do: Cut the onesie in half and then add a gathered skirt and any personal touches. I did […]

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"L" is for Lucy

by Dana on November 9, 2008

Though mono-gramming seems a thing of the past, who can resist a classic Lavern and Shirley “L”? (for Lucy, that is). A girl can never have too many skirts. And dark-toned version will be perfect for our cooler weather.Of course she needed a hair clip that matched:And with the whole ensemble, she was ready for […]

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