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Twig + Tale Upcycling Blog Tour

I can't wait for spring. I can't wait to go for really long walks along the river with my girl, with her doing what she likes to do - checking every big hole in tree. I am not sure if she is checking it to recreate 'We are going on a bear hunt', which is one of her most favorite books, or to see if it might be a little door leading somewhere adventurous.  Either way, I wanted to make her a cape. A cape for exploration and beautiful memories. I had been holding onto a particular wool blanket just for her, as well as a duvet cover that I had gotten just to upcycle a while back.   When...

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Glamour Swirl Skirt by Sew by Pattern Pieces Blog Tour Stop

If you know me, you know I don't really do skirts. Or dresses. I love them. I buy them. I don't wear them. The feminine look, the flow, the breezy wear is what I want, but I don't like having to think about what I am wearing, while I am wearing it. (Just like my love for heels is limited to heels that balance me, rather than me having to think about balancing as I walk)  I like functionality and simplicity. So when I saw the Glamour Swirl skirt my first thought was 'Gorgeous!!' followed by 'I'll never wear it :( ' - Until Lauren said I should just make my tights (the Gazelle) to wear underneath. Eureka!  I can...

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Summer Swimwear Blog Tour Day 5!

Today marks the 5th day of the tour! Here are today's blogs: Paisley Roots, The Crazy Tailor & Skirt Fixation! Take a look at their beautiful renditions of our patterns:   Rashguard outfit: Just Keep Swimming by The Wolf and the Tree Classic bathing suit: The Classic Maillot by Designs by Call Ajaire Swim shorts: The Swim and Surf Shorts by Gracious Threads   Be sure to check out the posts for a review of the patterns, as well as more photos! Click on the photos above to get to the respective blogs! Thank you to everyone who is taking part in the tour!      This one has a special twist to it!! When you combine the high waisted...

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Summer Swimwear Days 3 + 4

So excited about this tour! Today I am showing you the makes of Once Upon a Sewing Machine, AimerLae & Finn, Kaddidlehopper, Lulu & Celeste, Straight Stitch Designs, Rebel & Malice and Rae Gun Ramblings! The amazing ladies chose one (or more) of the following patterns to sew up and review: Rashguard outfit: Just Keep Swimming by The Wolf and the Tree Classic bathing suit: The Classic Maillot by Designs by Call Ajaire Swim shorts: The Swim and Surf Shorts by Gracious Threads   Be sure to check out the posts for a review of the patterns, as well as more photos! Click on the photos above to get to the respective blogs! Thank you to everyone who is taking...

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Day 2 Summer Swimwear Tour!

Today is the second day of  the Summer Swimwear Tour of TWT, Gracious Threads & Designs by Call Ajaire Rashguard outfit: Just Keep Swimming by The Wolf and the Tree Classic bathing suit: The Classic Maillot by Designs by Call Ajaire Swim shorts: The Swim and Surf Shorts by Gracious Threads Here are today's gorgeous suits!! (Click on the pics to take  you to the posts!)Our Chez Nous's color blocked version has a fun combination of colors and looks super stylish with the crop top length. Love!!    The Surf and Swim Shorts by Gracious Designs are such a great alternative to briefs!! I love the fabric choice!!    Love this beautiful one piece pattern <3 And what is better...

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