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Reeni Espino
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Food, fabric/fiber, family; knitting, sewing/crafting, occasional nerdy baking.
Food, fabric/fiber, family; knitting, sewing/crafting, occasional nerdy baking.

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Ensaymada!
I tried to come up with a catchy title, but not that hard .. because the fluffy, buttery delight that is ensaymada lends itself to pictures rather than descriptives. The sweet, pillowy ensaymada of the Philippines is rather far removed from its Spanish ance...

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Regular clothes are the best costumes.
Meet Sans from Undertale and DC's Catwoman. Yes, those are a hoodie, shirt and leggings made from cotton interlock. Yes, i did think about their costumes ahead of time, and so did they. A catsuit? Totally makeable but not not very comfortable to spend a who...

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summer dancewear
Some new dancewear for the warmer months --  one based on  this Ikatbag tutorial for a racerback dress  grafted onto the tweaked shortard bottom;  one based on  Jalie 3138 , with a high neckline, decorated with a fun rhinestone g-clef;  one black stretch pl...

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Orphaned blog!
My poor neglected blog!!! I've all but forsaken you for Instagram and Pinterest. I promise to post all the summer sewing soon. In the meantime, have some pretty pictures of what's been baking this summer: Peach pie! Plum - apricot biscuit cobbler (did you k...

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My poor neglected blog!!! I've all but forsaken you for Instagram and Pinterest. I promise to post all the summer sewing soon. In the meantime, have some pretty pictures of what's been baking this summer: Peach pie! Plum - apricot biscuit cobbler (did you k...

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Heirloom sewing and perfect weekends
The time of sewing reckoning had arrived! I had been thinking about this time for over a year, nebulous plans and Pinterest-gazing giving way to actual sketches and ideas on her part, and fairly courageous fabric choices on mine. I decided on princess seams...

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Precious cinnamon rolls too pure...
These are the stuff of cozy daydreams and tearful Tumblr posts. Contrary to what those say, they are not too good for this world. In fact, it may be through making and consuming these that the world becomes a place good enough for them... :D If you want the...

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Finally another baking post!! the quintessential roll.
There are few things nicer than a good dinner roll, but too often they are plain and flabby, no flavor just fluff. These have a bit of heft, and a toasty undertone from the brown sugar and eggs. The original makes 100, so this is just a tad more manageable ...

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refashioning and the joy of renewal...
It's remarkably springlike outside today, and this post is a feeble attempt to infuse new life into my poor neglected blog. The truth is, there has been some stuff going but not really a lot to blog about... on the surface it's been a lot of the same with j...

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Another trip 'round the bend...!
aka ballet performance sewing time again! This year it was Journey to Neverland, an original Peter Pan ballet basically, not the famous one. I was supposed to make costumes for Peter, Hook, Tink,the three London girls, seven Indians (Tigerlily and six ensem...
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