• A Sleeve Reprieve Dress 1
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    A Sleeve Reprieve Dress

    Welcome to my long hot summer!  Yes…I’m aware that technically it isn’t quite summer yet, but with temps in the humid mid 80s, I feel like I’m already there.  I was cleaning out my pajama drawer and came up with this jersey-knit shirt that I scored for $1, but never refashioned, as it quickly became my favorite winter pj top. This top just won’t do for a getaway to Georgia Wine Country!  First off, I needed to get rid of…

  • Day 308:  Flit & Flirt Dress 2
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    Day 308: Flit & Flirt Dress

    Today’s piece was curiously tagged “Small”. I beg to differ.  :/ I wanted something fun and flirty to wear for this month’s First Thursdays on Main art crawl.  Obviously, this was not it…yet!  😉 First, I pulled the neck hole down under my arms and pinned it in the front with my favorite brooch in the world.  🙂 This left the rest of the top looking like this: I tucked the sleeves in to make fake pockets (Fockets!).  🙂  I’ll…

  • Day 23:  Layers o' Lace Top 3
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    Day 23: Layers o’ Lace Top

    I get a little giddy when I find a dress that is truly bad. There’s nowhere for this dress to go but up!  I like the lace and I like the fortuny-style pleating, but I can’t stand them together (sensory overload!), so I removed the skirt. I also had to remove these icky guys: I might’ve left the sleeves on if it wasn’t so very hot outside, but as we’re in the middle of a heat wave, they had to…