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Wear Happy Color 2021

A photo from 2019-- the first year of Sew Happy Color! It’s Time for Wear Happy Color!  This will be the 3rd year of Wear Happy Color, which started out as “Sew Happy Color,” but has expanded to include all sorts of making and/or wearing of color. Read below to find out what this is, and how to participate! It runs all March long and there will be different themes and prizes. How to Participate: Wear Happy Color is a chance...

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Double Collar Pattern Hack using Katie Kortman Fabric for Nerida Hansen

Nothing better than a simple shift dress in the summer! Unfortunately, it's winter over here so this photoshoot was very cold, and my skin was (is) very very pale! I took Nerida Hansen's simple shift dress pattern and added a few fun elements to spice it up! That pattern is the perfect jumping point for so many hacks! It is also a great beginner pattern, for those learning to sew. To make it even more fun, I used two of the prints from...

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DIY Padded and Top knot Style Headband Tutorials

Have you been won over yet by the big headband trend happening this past year? As someone who used to have a handmade hair accessories business, I've always been team headbands. I just don't remember to stick them on my head very often. I made a new stack this week though, and I am ready to fix that! I made two styles of headbands for this post-- two styles I've been seeing and wanted to try my hand at copying. The padded headband-- which I love from...

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Nerida Hansen Smock Dress Hack

I'm ready for some forest fairy parties in this dress, right? I am in love with this dress that I made using Nerida Hansen's Smock Dress pattern, and today I am going to show you how to make one too! As you can see in this photo, I am wearing three different #katiekortmanfabric prints.... which are now available on their website as well! I'm so excited for this launch! For this Hack you will need: 6" wide by 54" long strip of fabric (I...

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Wear Happy Color 2021

A photo from 2019-- the first year of Sew Happy Color! It’s Time for Wear Happy Color!  This will be the 3rd year of Wear Happy Color, which started out as “Sew Happy Color,” but has expanded to include all sorts of making and/or wearing of color. Read below to find out what this is, and how to participate! It runs all March long and there will be different themes and prizes. How to Participate: Wear Happy Color is a chance...

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Fashion, Sewing, Uncategorized

Double Collar Pattern Hack using Katie Kortman Fabric for Nerida Hansen

Nothing better than a simple shift dress in the summer! Unfortunately, it's winter over here so this photoshoot was very cold, and my skin was (is) very very pale! I took Nerida Hansen's simple shift dress pattern and added a few fun elements to spice it up! That pattern is the perfect jumping point for so many hacks! It is also a great beginner pattern, for those learning to sew. To make it even more fun, I used two of the prints from...

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43B0CF55-BB23-428E-BB86-89484628078E
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Fashion, Sewing, Uncategorized

DIY Padded and Top knot Style Headband Tutorials

Have you been won over yet by the big headband trend happening this past year? As someone who used to have a handmade hair accessories business, I've always been team headbands. I just don't remember to stick them on my head very often. I made a new stack this week though, and I am ready to fix that! I made two styles of headbands for this post-- two styles I've been seeing and wanted to try my hand at copying. The padded headband-- which I love from...

Read more

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Fashion, Sewing, Uncategorized

Nerida Hansen Smock Dress Hack

I'm ready for some forest fairy parties in this dress, right? I am in love with this dress that I made using Nerida Hansen's Smock Dress pattern, and today I am going to show you how to make one too! As you can see in this photo, I am wearing three different #katiekortmanfabric prints.... which are now available on their website as well! I'm so excited for this launch! For this Hack you will need: 6" wide by 54" long strip of fabric (I...

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