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Child’s Play charity dinner dress and Piranha Plant bouquet

In just under an hour I’ll be headed to the Child’s Play Charity annual dinner, a fancy-dress event that my friends and I go to every year. It’s become a tradition of mine that every year for this dinner, I make my own dress. And it’s also a personal tradition that every year I swear […]


beginnings – galaxy dress

We all like to pretend a lot of things about ourselves. Like that we never get morning breath, are always likeable, don’t sweat (or don’t smell funky when we do), always know what we’re doing, meant for it to happen that way, and OMG totally didn’t see that email, so sorry (but actually just didn’t feel […]

side seam pockets… and the mother/daughter dress challenge

In this world of imperfections, one of the niggling problems of everyday life is the lack of functional pockets in women’s clothing. I’m certain I’ve mentioned it before. Someone as addicted to lip balm as I am starts to twitch when made to go without pockets. Unfortunately, I myself have fallen into the trap of […]

Pipe Vault t-shirt dress

Ok y’all, I was going to start out nice and simple with my tutorials on t-shirt dress-making, but where’s the fun in that? Let’s just jump right into the deep end. What’s the worst that could happen? This dress was made from a unisex 2XL t-shirt, specifically the Pipe Vault shirt by Fangamer. (If you […]