Floral Riding Peplum

Peplum back

I am really struggling to get any sewing projects finished. Various things seem to be working against me– the reservoir on my iron is leaking water and soaking my ironing board cover whenever I use it. My ironing board cover is so old and stained. When it gets wet it’s been transferring the stains to whatever I am ironing, which is totally not good! I bought a new cover at Target and it didn’t fit. Then I got one at Joann Fabrics and it also didn’t fit. Finally last night I tried Bed, Bath, and Beyond and was successful! I went to Target this morning to get a spray bottle to use instead of the reservoir on my iron. I asked for a new iron for my birthday, which is coming up in a few weeks, but I should be able to make do until then. Continue reading

Geometric Fabric Swap Challenge Votes

Sophia and Doll 1

Hello blog reading friends!  I am just popping in to say that the voting has gone live over at Skirt Fixation for the fabric swap challenge I posted about yesterday.  If you are so inclined, could you go here and vote for #3, which is the outfit and doll I made? The voting is at the end of the post. I’d really appreciate it!




Skirt Fixation Challenge Create: Fabric Swap Edition

FabricI am excited to be participating in Skirt Fixation’s Challenge Create: Fabric Swap Edition.  This week’s fabric swap theme is Geometric fabric.  I received three different geometric fabrics in the mail from Heather from Heather’s Flights.  Two of the fabrics were wovens and the striped fabric was a knit.  I had been envisioning sewing something for myself but quickly came up with an alternate plan to make the most of these fabrics.

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