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Button Up Blog Tour

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Button Up Blog Tour

The weather is turning colder and that means that pumpkins, apples, and cinnamon are filling my brain and I'm ready to deck out in fall attire: comfy jeans, cute boots, and lots of layers.  I layer fall through spring becasue I tend to run hot and layering allows me to use light fabrics that are breathable so that I can stay cool while staying... warm???  Yeah, the conundrum of my life, ha!   But layers are awesome. One of my favorite layering pieces is a great button up.  Button ups can be worn alone, they can be layered with a tank,...

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Adding a Function Pocket to the Phresh Jeggings

Adding a Function Pocket to the Phresh Jeggings

Here is a quick tutorial for adding a functional pocket to the Phresh Jeggings. Get the correct pocket pieces HERE.     Finish the curve of both pocket details by serging the edge or sewing a zig zag stitch along the edge. (Do not trim off any of the fabric). Attach your pocket detail to your pocket facing by sewing the detail on top of the pocket (both right sides up).   Make sure to align the top and side edges.   Sew along your finished curved edge, and baste the side and top in place 1/4 inch from the edge. Front Pocket...

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Kindergartner in Bloom: Project Run and Play

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Kindergartner in Bloom: Project Run and Play

Alright, Alright - Let's get into loads more pictures and loads more details!!!  Make sure to go vote HERE ;o) My little girl is growing up fast and getting ready to start Kindergarten in a couple weeks.  She is blossoming into a strong and feisty girl with defined opinions on fashion and what will and will not grace her body.  As in my girl is PICKY!!!!  Can I get an AMEN from all the other mama's of wanna be fashionistas who also want all their stunning clothes to not be 'itchy, pokey, or restrictive'.  Sigh.  At least most of her...

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Fly Girl Racing Suit

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Fly Girl Racing Suit

This summer has been quite the adventure for our family.  We've enjoyed camp fires, kickball, too many hot dogs to count, and the sanctuary of the community pool. Mack has always been our fish, and we decided to let her try out swim team this year.  She has grown a ton in confidence and ability in the last 5 weeks... and I have learned that swimmers need a TON of swimsuits, HA!  The Fly Girl Racing Suit simply came out of need.  We joined the team too late to order a team suit, and honestly Mack just doesn't fit traditional...

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Free Sporty Skirt Pattern with Skirting the Issue

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Free Sporty Skirt Pattern with Skirting the Issue

It is time for another round of Skirting the Issue - the month long extravaganza of using your gifts and creativity to give back.  Skirts are made across the country and given to those in the foster care system and other charitable organizations.  Huge shout out and thanks to Simple Simon and Skirt Fixation for organizing this awesome event.  For all the information about how to get involved, go HERE! This year, I decided to go with a simple skirt that is easy for girls to wear and play in, and that is simple to make and not a fabric...

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