Category Archives: shirt

Summer Reverie Blouse and Shorts

I’m sorry that I neglected to post earlier this week. My husband is gone for the week, and I’ve discovered that I’m not as productive when he’s gone. I start to miss him too much, and I have difficulty staying … Continue reading

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Promises Paisley Peplum Blouse

I began this project with this lovely, paisley accordion pleat dress. Sorry about the pic, I had to take it at night with horrible lighting. The label was Promises Promises… …which definitely brought to mind the song of that title … Continue reading

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Blossoming Love of the 40s

I was bidding on this dress pattern from the 40s on eBay, but I missed it. I was really bummed. Isn’t it gorgeous? There is so much potential. Oh well, I’ll have to be on the lookout for something similar. … Continue reading

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T-shirt Redo

I recently finished a t-shirt reconstruction project for someone, and it made me want to do a simple t-shirt surgery for myself. While I was attending the University of Idaho, I purchased a t-shirt or two to sport in support … Continue reading

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Epiphany Blouse and Upcoming Projects for Reconstruction Challenge

BurdaStyle is hosting the Project Runway Remake Challenge, hosted by Rowena. It is based on the challenge from the first episode of this season’s Project Runway. Here’s the gist of the contest, from BurdaStyle: “On the first episode of this … Continue reading

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“Let’s Go Sailing” Asymmetrical Colorblock Top

Today’s piece was inspired by a napkin. Yes, a napkin. This napkin to be exact… The colors and shapes in the pattern of this napkin made the wheels in my head start turning. It was pretty late at night, but … Continue reading

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The Sound of Music

My husband’s aunt was visiting us this weekend. So, we went out to several antique stores on Saturday. This is what I came home with. I thoroughly enjoy wandering around antique stores, but sadly my husband never has. However, we … Continue reading

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