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My Lander Shorts

Hello from California!  I’m out on the West Coast for a quick work trip, and hitting up Tampa on my way home to drop something off at one of our schools.  Everything’s on your way home when you’re in an airport, isn’t it?  I did finish my Lander Shorts for #SewMyStyle just in the nick

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My Marigold Trousers

Another month has come and gone, and with it a #SewMyStyle2018 prompt!  It was so fun being the leader for April’s prompt, the Marigold Trousers, and I’m already looking forward to doing it again in the fall.  It’s always a little awkward talking about the patterns that maybe didn’t work for you so well —

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Marigold Styling Inspiration

Hey there, me again!  I’m really excited for this month’s Project #SewMyStyle2018 garment, the Marigold Jumpsuit and Trousers from Tilly and the Buttons.  I’m even more excited because I’m the leader for this month!  Yesterday I posted a dozen fabric options for your make, and today we’re talking about Marigold styling inspiration.  Each of these photos

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Marigold Fabric

Hey everyone!  I’m so excited to be this month’s leader for Project #SewMyStyle2018.  This month’s garment is the Marigold Jumpsuit and Trouser from Tilly & the Buttons.  I’m really excited to get into this one!  Today I’m sharing some Marigold fabric recommendations for you, in case you haven’t purchased yours yet.  Tomorrow, we’re talking styling

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SMF Style Tour 2018: Lander Pants

Hey there, and welcome to the Style Maker Fabric Spring 2018 Blog Tour!  I’m really excited to share two projects with you today — the Lander Pant from True Bias and the Jack Coat from Ready to Sew. If you’ve been following me for a minute, you know my pants problems are well documented.  This is a

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I recreated one of Pinterest's most popular holiday outfits -- and it was so easy! Learn all about how you can do it too in this post >>

Countdown to New Year’s Eve Style with JOANN

I’m not a huge birthday fan.  I know it’s surprising for a blogger who takes photos of herself constantly, but I really don’t like being the center of attention!  My birthday is the day before New Year’s Eve, and it’s always worked out well.  If people want to have a party for me, I tell

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Being comfy at work has never been so easy -- check out my post for how to make a pair of professional looking pants that feel like pajamas! >>

Stretch Ultimate Trousers

Last week I posted about my first-ever pair of Ultimate Trousers.  I really wanted to hear others’ experiences with them.  A lot of the reviews I read said they were easy to fit, and that was not my situation.  And honestly, the responses were split.  Some folks said their Ultimate Trousers fit great right out of the

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The SOI Ultimate Trousers could be the perfect addition to your work wardrobe! Check out how I made these easy #diy pants in my blog post >>

My First SOI Ultimate Trousers

Okay, y’all.  You’d better appreciate today’s post, because I had to interrupt my second watch-through of Stranger Things 2 to write it!  Seriously, I’m obsessed, and I am definitely in love with Steve.  No spoilers, but I didn’t love his character last season and this season he melted my heart!  Anyways, why you’re really here

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The best kind of work pants are secret pajamas! Read all about my cozy flannel Lola Pants >>

It’s Time for Cozy Pants

It’s been hard not to wear my flannel Lola pants every day.  My extreme need for cozy pants this fall has been based on a few things.  One, I work in an archive.  That means my office is constantly, like, 62 degrees to make sure our materials are stable, and that is so cold, y’all. 

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