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Vintage 1950’s Seahorse Embroidered Beach Jacket, McCall 1524

I bought this Vintage 1950’s Beach Jacket pattern, McCall’s 1524 on Etsy and really lucked out. I fell in love with the lines of this simple jacket pattern- not even realizing it had embroidery- and seahorses at that! The pattern contained intact (and fully functional) embroidery pattern transfers! So perfect for Florida! It couldn’t have come at a more perfect time either. I scooped up this pattern right …

Vacation Sewing- Odgen Floral Cami and Red + White Stripe Holly Pants

I’m just back from the most relaxing mini vacation with my family in Hobe Sound, Florida. Beautiful beach days with high winds led to some gorgeous waves and cool breezy weather. Perfect beach vacation! Today I’m focusing on the Red and White Stripe Holly Pants and Odgen Cami. I’ll share more on the other makes when I get a few more pics taken to show detail. My sis …

Wave Wrap Skirt Shape Shape 2

I’m a beach girl at heart so this wave print was bought up immediately after spotting it. It’s a beautifully drawn image of waves in a gorgeous lightweight cotton woven.  I love the blue tones that fade to the peach and cream plus just a touch of vivid lime, purple and red.  It took me quite awhile though to decide what to make this into to make the …

Summer Swimwear- Sewing for the Kids

We’ve been spending our summer vacay poolside at our new home.  The weather has been so beautiful the past few weeks.  I’m hoping this isn’t a fluke because I’m loving the change in weather over here on the east coast of Florida.  It’s still hot, but nowhere near as humid, with some beautiful breezes and late afternoon summer showers. The kids have been out of school for almost a …

Beach Days

Now that summer is in full effect here in Florida I’ve been sewing up a ton of beach looks.  We spend almost every weekend at the beach as a family (often from 8am to 2pm or longer) and the kids and I head to the beach to enjoy the water, collect seashells and play in the sand at least once during the week.  We gear up for the …

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