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Kelly Gatewood
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The 50 States: New Hampshire -- Floral Linen Dress
State #2 -- The Granite State pc: WhistleOut While in NH, I was able to find a fabric shop in Exeter and found two fabrics, but I chose the floral linen to represent this state and my time there. It reminds me a lot of the dark slate gray and deep greens of...
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The Setting of Summer
It has been a thoroughly adventurous and thought-provoking summer for me, brought on especially by travel and visiting friends. To seal the end of a most formative season, I've made two last summery dresses, one for me and one for a friend, before it gets t...
The Setting of Summer
The Setting of Summer
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A Southern Belle in New Hampshire's Mountains
(Don't miss the CT Yankee in King Arthur's Court reference there...) Following my trek to TX, I decided to head up north to New Hampshire. It was a great time as well, full of sightseeing and catching up. We drove through the White Mountains, visited the Va...
A Southern Belle in New Hampshire's Mountains
A Southern Belle in New Hampshire's Mountains
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Little Kitchen Project
I've been traveling in TX for almost 2 full weeks now, so I just brought some little hand sewing projects to work on during my down time. So far, my friend and I have ventured through Dallas (where she lives) quite a bit, San Antonio, Fort Worth, Waco, and ...
Little Kitchen Project
Little Kitchen Project
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A Novel Idea: Mma Precious Ramotswe
The next up in my Novel Idea collection is Mma Ramotswe from Alexander McCall Smith's book series The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency . For her I found a bold and typically colorful Dutch wax print. The whole searching process was a feast for the eyes with all...
A Novel Idea: Mma Precious Ramotswe
A Novel Idea: Mma Precious Ramotswe
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Summer Seersucker
Summer always comes to me with flashbacks of picking blueberries in the endless hot hours of humid summer mornings that were sealed in the afternoon with fuchsia watermelon. The slices were so full of juice that it just ran down our fingers in pink streams ...
Summer Seersucker
Summer Seersucker
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A Novel Idea: Jane Eyre
Nearly a year ago, I made a dress that was inspired by Miss Phryne Fisher from Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (book and TV series), which had a boyish figure and floral glamour. This next addition to my Novel Idea Collection is inspired by Jane Eyre, whose ...
A Novel Idea: Jane Eyre
A Novel Idea: Jane Eyre
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The Little Foxes
In lieu of the Thanksgiving and Christmas season, I'm making a few felt fox cup cozies for goody bags. Unlike Bette Davis in The Little Foxes,  mine are considerably less conniving. I'm tempted to keep them for myself.  I recently signed up for a subscripti...
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