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Game of Thrones Costumes at FIDM

The Game of Thrones Costumes at FIDM is the follow-up to my last post about the most recent exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising: Awed by FIDM’s 13th Art of Television Costume Design. The exhibition closed this last weekend, but these costumes live on in infamy. If …
Maker

Awed by FIDM’s 13th Art of Television Costume Design

FIDM’s 13th Art of Television Costume Design is on display now until October 26th and it can be summed up in one word: WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! FIDM is Los Angeles’ own Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Located just outside of the heart of the Fashion District, it has …
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October 2019 Maker Challenges

Guten Tag makers! Welcome to the list of October 2019 maker challenges. The continually updated master list of all the maker challenges is always up in the menu bar. But if you want the list for just October 2019 maker challenges, here you go! This also includes challenges that are ongoing (recently updated!!) and …
Sewing

Kingston vs Stevie: 2 Denim Jacket Patterns Compared

October’s Project Sew My Style’s theme is denim jackets. It’s Kingston vs Stevie month! Meaning, the patterns we’ve chosen for the month are the Rebecca Page Kingston and the Style Arc Stevie. *Housekeeping: there are affiliate links in this post, and I received this pattern for free as a member …
Sewing

Lace-Front Phoenix Blouse – Pattern Review

The Hey June Handmade Phoenix Blouse was one of the two patterns for September’s Project Sew My Style challenge. It had also been on my to-do list for quite some time. What better time to make it than during this interminable summer? *Housekeeping: there are affiliate links in this post, …
Sewing

Is Sewing Cheaper than Buying Clothes?

It’s a tough question: is sewing cheaper than buying clothes? Some people get into sewing thinking it will save them money. But in a world of fast fashion, too many people have become accustomed to getting clothing on the cheap. In the long run, the answer is yes if you …
Sewing

Almost Successful Ruffled Ogden Cami

Ogden cami hacks were all the rage this summer. My favorite #ogdencamihack is the one I mentioned in my first post about them: the shelf bra! But I was inspired by a ruffled tank I saw out in the wild to try to do that to the Ogden cami, too. …
Sewing

Sew Long Summer with a Hacked Daisy Blouse

I’m hanging on to the last bit of summer while I still have this awesome Caribbean tan with my hacked Daisy blouse. Today is the last day of the Sew Long Summer blog tour. Sew Long Summer is all about getting those transitional wardrobe pieces ready; finishing up all those …
Maker

September 2019 Maker Challenges

Bonjour makers! Welcome to the list of September 2019 maker challenges. The continually updated master list of all the maker challenges is always up in the menu bar. But if you want the list for just September 2019 maker challenges, here you go! This also includes challenges that are ongoing (recently …
Recipes

Super Easy Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

Super easy Thai chicken noodle soup can be ready in as long as it takes to boil noodles! Chicken noodle soup is super easy to make. Thai chicken noodle soup ratchets the flavor up a significant amount. But there’s one little cheat code that makes an easy soup SOUPER easy! …