• Day 179:  Jilli's Day Off Jacket 1
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    Day 179: Jilli’s Day Off Jacket

    Hooray for working for the state and getting two days after Christmas off this year!  ­čÖé  I chose this awesome (-ly awful) frock to enjoy my lazy day off.  ­čÖé I like the color, and the fabric is oh-so-very soft…but I’m just not feeling this one.  First off, I didn’t want to wear a dress today, so I did a bit of choppage! I also carefully snipped of that neck tie thingy. Then, I got to pinning that bottom raw…

  • In Housedress┬áHeaven 2
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    In Housedress Heaven

    I found about 10 of these at the $1 thrift store during my most recent scavenging expedition.  I almost bought them all, but settled on the 3 with the most interesting prints.       Not only are these perfect blank canvases for me to make three totally different looking dresses, they were also all handmade!  Some lady realllllly liked comfy housedresses and made them all from the exact same pattern.  I’m focusing on the one in the middle today.    First, I trimmed…