Winter Wear

With the Polar Vortex heading south, things are going to get pretty chilly here this week. And with the cold weather, I start thinking about layering clothes. Particularly what jackets and coats will work well with my clothes. Having a … Continue reading

Adding to the Stash

This weekend, a family friend was nice enough to give me some of her mom’s old sewing stash. I had so much fun going through everything. Check out these amazing fabrics. I’m especially in love with the wool in the … Continue reading

Graphic Prints

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For those of you who don’t know, this week was New York Fashion Week.  And while there were many styles on the runway, one look really stood out to me.  It was the use of bold graphic prints, mostly in … Continue reading

Border Prints – Ahead of the Curve

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I was doing a little internet browsing on ModCloth, one of my favorite internet sites, when I suddenly realized how many skirts and dresses there were with border prints in their store.  I have to say that I was actually … Continue reading

Styling the Taffy Blouse

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I love this version of the taffy blouse with a pair of black skinny jeans and a black biker jacket.  With the black pumps and super cute sunglasses, all I’m missing is a cool vintage car, so I can be … Continue reading

Styling the Meringue Skirt

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You may remember the original meringue skirt that I made a couple months ago. It was the very first project from the Colette Sewing Handbook, and I love that it has a scalloped hem.  It’s the first and only one … Continue reading

Fashion Friday – Styling the Pastille Dress

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As you may remember, I recently made the Pastille Dress from the Colette Patterns Sewing Handbook.  With the way the weather has been, it has been difficult to get out and take good photos of the dress, but when I … Continue reading

Fashion Friday – Tights and Leggings

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of No nonsense for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. You know details make an outfit, but details don’t have to mean jewelry or belts.  The perfect piece you’re looking … Continue reading

Fashion Friday – Falling for Layers

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There’s a chill in the air outside, but it’s the kind of chill that dissipates in the mid-day sun.  That mean’s it’s time for layers.  For me, that almost always means wearing a cami under my shirts. What do you … Continue reading