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60’s Inspired Floral Rayon Caftan- Greece Travel Wardrobe

My sister treated me to a mini photo shoot (with her phone camera) for this beautiful Graphic 60’s Inspired Floral Rayon Caftan I made just for our trip to Greece in September. It’s the simplest little pattern perfect to display this amazing print! This fabric is just gorgeous, silky and almost sheer, the graphic print […]

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

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

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

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

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

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