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Month: February 2020

Fashion Challenge: Vintage Coat

Fashion Challenge: Vintage Coat

This winter/spring, I have been “digging deep” into my closet and into my own creative dependence on new inspiration. In an attempt to investigate/use/celebrate clothing from my closet, I found lots of material for seasonal fashion challenges. For these challenges, I will use thrifted items […]

Love to China

Love to China

Greetings, Crafters! We must interrupt our regularly scheduled postings to send a little love. To our readers in China and the surrounding countries, we send our love and sympathy during this Coronavirus crisis. Our hearts are hurting for what you are going through! Please know […]

Emma Tribute

Emma Tribute

Eek! A new film version of Jane Austen’s Emma has just come out, and I have nothing to wear! Well, perhaps I do, in truth. My first Regency-inspired dress and bonnet (made in this post) and my red cape from the Little Women post will […]

Valentine’s Vintage- 1940s

Valentine’s Vintage- 1940s

Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to bring out your retro finery! Real vintage, modern re-makes, thrift store scores, and homemade accessories are all present in this outfit! Believe it or not, my earrings and purse are the only true vintage items! This dress is […]

Valentine Nifty Gifties

Valentine Nifty Gifties

Hurrah for Valentine’s Day! It may be the middle of winter, but at least we have an excuse to eat chocolate, give cute gifts to friends, bake goodies, and maybe even wear a little pink (gasp)! Of course, any excuse for craftiness is welcome around […]