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Chapter 2: The Child

Chapter 2: The Child

Along with the rest of the world, our family has fallen head over heels in love with "The Child"...also known to the internet as Baby Yoda.  The Mandalorian has been the best thing to come out of Disney+ so far and we are greatly looking forward to the next level of...

The Making of a Superhero :: Thor

The Making of a Superhero :: Thor

For July 4th I created superhero themed shirts for the entire family to wear.  Honestly, I didn't need to make them.  But I wanted to make them.  So...it totally happened.  And I totally love it. I decided to make myself a Thor shirt.  But I really didn't want to wear...

The Making of a Superhero :: Captain America

The Making of a Superhero :: Captain America

On July 3rd, I decided that somehow none of our red, white and blue clothes were good enough to be worn this year for the 4th, and that I needed to stretch my sewing wings a little bit and make us some new tees.  I'm sure you know by now that I'm a huge fan of...

Dressing Our Guests :: 10 Year Anniversary Party

Dressing Our Guests :: 10 Year Anniversary Party

As if you'd even think for a second that I wouldn't sew for other people for our 10 Year Anniversary party!  I had so much fun putting together all of these coordinating outfits! I had always planned on making something for my sister to wear. And then wanted to make a...

Pin Tucks + Suspenders :: 10 Year Anniversary Attire

Pin Tucks + Suspenders :: 10 Year Anniversary Attire

What was almost as exciting as my dress to make for our anniversary party were the boys' outfits!  I actually find sewing button-downs super satisfying because there is a level of perfectionism that is required and when you absolutely nail that collar or placket, you...

My Happy Floral Dress :: 10 Year Anniversary Attire

My Happy Floral Dress :: 10 Year Anniversary Attire

I can't even begin to tell you how excited I was to start making my dress for our party.  If you've known me for any amount of time, I usually wait until the very last minute to create outfits and costumes, because the inspiration hasn't quite hit me yet.  I think I...

Our 10 Year Anniversary Party!

Our 10 Year Anniversary Party!

On Saturday, we gathered as many friends and family as we possibly could and threw a party, in celebration of 10 years of wedded bliss between Bennett and myself.  It seriously was the best day ever.  EVER.  The weather was beyond perfect, and the mood was just so fun...

Louis Bennett Jr. :: Halloween 2018

Louis Bennett Jr. :: Halloween 2018

Oh my goodness.  I am so excited to share with you the costume that we chose, created, and executed for Louis this year. Louis is a kid who makes a decision and sticks with it.  No matter if you try and talk him out of it or not.  He chooses his Halloween costumes and...

Angelica Schuyler Comes to WV

Angelica Schuyler Comes to WV

You guys.  I have not jumped aboard the Hamilton train and have just a very basic knowledge of the play and story.  So when I got a message that the custom costume I was about to make was one of the characters, my heart stopped a little.  And then it turned into a...

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