Category Archives: Sewing

Matchy Matchy

I have a confession to make… I have an insane doll collection.  I haven’t added to it in years but I can’t seem to part with any of the dolls.  I’ve thought about selling them but in the end I … Continue reading

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The Long and Shorts of It

While going through the photo albums my mom lent me to find the evidence for my Halloween posts, I was reminded of how much my mother sewed for me.  A page didn’t turn without another image of me in a … Continue reading

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Lost & Found

Mom has come through for all you costume lovers out there!  I haven’t mentioned yet that our family has a long history of hoarding  compulsive saving of everything that may some day become useful.  Lucky for me that includes the book … Continue reading

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You’re How Old?

Welcome back for a little more Halloween flashback fun!  I’m so excited for this post because this was secretly (shhhh, don’t tell Mom) my favorite costume Mom ever made for me.  It also shows what pioneers Mom and Grandma S. … Continue reading

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Knee High by the 4th of July

It is now October and I promised a series of Halloween focused posts for the month highlighting the early torture I endured at the hands of my mother and her Singer.  Now Mom didn’t always act alone when it came … Continue reading

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