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Engagement dress

I finished sewing my second modified April Rhodes party dress just in time for the special occasion deadline I set for myself: our engagement pictures! Saturday marks exactly one year to our 2015 wedding, which seemed like the perfect day to do this. To be honest, I didn’t think that doing an engagement photoshoot would […]

Party Dress: the very wearable muslin

Two of my dear friends got married on Saturday! It was a lovely gorgeous day, and the perfect opportunity to wear the first version of my April Rhodes Party Dress. Or at least that’s what I kept telling myself at 1pm as I frantically flipped through the pages of my serger manual for the first […]

Serge, baby!

Hello, gorgeous! This beauty came in the mail for me yesterday. It’s a Brother 1034D Serger, and paired with my sewing machine, I’m going to become a clothes sewing fiend this summer. This purchase was partially inspired/accelerated by the Party Dress I’m working on. This is my wearable muslin, and you may recognize the bodice […]