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Melissa Ormonde Guzman
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Free Download- Valentine Illustrations
I made you all a little present for Valentines day! It's a set of digital illustrations you can use for cards, emails, or anything you like! You can download the set of PNG set here: Download Valentines Graphics Set (Personal Use Only) Enjoy and have a wond...

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Sewing Project: How to Enlarge a Vintage Circle Skirt
Hey guys! I'm back again with another post about re-sizing vintage skirts. Today I'm going to show you how I enlarged this great vintage skirt I found on our mini-honeymoon in San Francisco last year. Like the last skirt I shared that was much too small , t...

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Sewing Project: How to Re-Size Vintage Gathered or Pleated Skirts
So, a few months ago I got SUPER lucky at the swap meet. I scored this amazing chicken novelty print skirt for a mere $3! I was seriously giddy for the rest of the day and I probably used up my good luck for the rest of the year. Not surprisingly it was way...

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Sewing Project: Moneta Madness!
I think I can officially state at this point that the Moneta dress by Colette Patterns is my favorite pattern. I find myself wearing this and this so often that it's basically my uniform. It's so comfy that even in the recently rainy and cold weather here i...

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Fabric Design: The Completed Portfolio
Now that I've shared my fabric designs with you, I want to finally show off my handmade portfolio! I'm really proud of this project as it was the culmination of months of work designing, printing, cutting, and assembling. I ordered fat quarters of two of my...

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Fabric Design Part 5: Morning Brew
This is the last collection I made for my portfolio. I based in on the vintage dishes I love so much! Here it is in the alternate colorway: Here are some digital mockups I made: A tea towel... Kitchen curtains... And a tote bag. Thanks
for stopping by! Jus...

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Fabric Designs Part 4: Party Line
Hi friends! I'm back to sharing my surface pattern designs again today. This is the fourth collection I made for my portfolio- a vintage telephone design I'm calling "Party Line." A secondary print with memo pads. Another secondary print- speech bubbles. I ...

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Vintage Planter Pincushion Tutorial
I thought I'd share this vintage planter pincushion tutorial with you all as a fun, cheap, and super-easy last-minute gift idea. They're so cute and easy to make into a fun gift for a sewist in your life! We find these little planters pretty often at t...

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Sewing Project: Mermaid Applique Skirt
Hey guys! I'm here today sharing another vintage inspired skirt of my own design. I don't know about you, but I recently discovered the joy of buy/sell Facebook groups. I've been acquiring way too many fabrics and have managed to sell a few things too. One ...

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Sewing Project: Retro Ornament Circle Skirt
I'm so excited to share this project with you guys today! It's something I've been working on for a while and one of those projects that I wasn't too sure was going to work out like I envisioned but which actually came together better than I had hoped.  As ...
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