Tag: <span>Christmas</span>

Top 5: Non Sewing Highlights-My Family Year in Review

2016 was an eventful year for my little family! Here’s my second TOP 5 Post for 2016: my non-sewing related Highlights!  I tried to pick 5 but so much happened this year that I decided instead to put together a little family year in review.  This year so much less sewing then usual because of all the big changes we had.  Selling our condo in Naples, Making the move to Plantation, the start of …

Sofia the First: Reverse Applique Knit Dress

My little 3-year-old Ami is obsessed with princesses, mermaids, and evil queens/witches (she was Maleficent for Halloween!).  Her wish for Christmas…..to look like her favorite princess, Sofia the First.  She’s even growing her hair out to look more like Sofia. My guideline for our family Christmas gifts is: Something you want, something you need, something to wear… and something to read.  The something to wear is always my favorite …

My Navy Linen Capri’s

I can hardly believe it’s already 2014, this year has just flown by.  This year marked the first time that I focused on sewing practical clothes for myself.  I did a lot of hand sewing and embroidery when I was younger and made yearly Halloween costumes, my favorite holiday as I love any excuse to dress up, as well as some historical costumes, mainly Regency, some Elizabethan corsets …

Top 5 Goals for 2014 and RTW Fast

Hope everyone had a wonderful New Year’s Eve!  I’m really looking forward to this new year, especially the RTW challenge I just signed up for over at Goodbye Valentino.  Myself and some 200 +  wonderful ladies are challenging ourselves to a full year of no RTW ( Ready to Wear) Clothing (exceptions being shoes, socks, and underwear).  This was just the motivation I needed to stick to my new …

Top 5 Hits and Misses of 2013

I’ve seen so many wonderful posts from everyone participating in Gillian’s Top 5 of 2013 Posts over at her blog  Crafting a Rainbow and really wanted to participate even though it’s already the last day of the year!  I’m a brand new blogger so please excuse some of the photo quality as most of these are from earlier this year.  So here are my Top 5 from this year: …

Holiday Sewing for the Kids

Has anyone else gone a little overboard sewing for the holidays?  I’ve been sewing for the kids like a fiend since the beginning of December.  I think I may have gone a little overboard, but boy the sewing was fun and each project helped me get a little better at my sewing. I’m glad I started early though since I had everything done way in advance and could …

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