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Reconstructions, Sewing Machine and Iron

It has been an eventful and thrilling week. I have a variety of items and some news to share with you. Custom Reconstructions I wanted to show some reconstructions that I just finished for a gal on Etsy. She sent … Continue reading

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Red and blue striped dress with chevron

This reconstruction is one of my favorites so far. The dress started out as the dress below, which was likely from the 80s. My first step was to remove the shoulder pads and sleeves. I then, removed the top and … Continue reading

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Purple cropped jacket from a dress

This purple dress was another $1 thrift store find from back in November. I’m still playing catch-up for all of the projects I completed over the last month. I really didn’t mind this dress the way it was, aside from … Continue reading

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Grey dress with floral belt

Here is another reconstruction that I only have before and after pictures for, but I still wanted to share it with you. It’s another dress that I thrifted for $1. Before, it was just pretty blasé and somewhat big throughout. … Continue reading

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Seventies Floral Reconstruction

Today, I bring you this fabulous floral dress from the 70s. This was a $1 thrift store find from a while back—probably around Thanksgiving. I was drawn to the print and the neckline. The colors are much darker than they … Continue reading

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Update and pics

We’re here. Our stuff is not here. My camera is not here. I will be reunited with my meager possessions soon. Posting will resume within the next few days. I have my sewing machine. No thread. No fabric. Please, pray … Continue reading

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Sorry for the unexplained hiatus

I apologize to every reader of this blog that I was absent for so long with no explanation. I have been in the process of moving across the country to Southern Maryland. I was hoping to be settled and posting … Continue reading

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