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  • Sewing Pattern Review

    Sewing Pattern Review: McCalls 7789 Easy Jumpsuit

    Sewing is one of those hobbies that I dabble in once or twice every year. So while I’m not a complete novice, I’m definitely still a beginner. To get back into sewing, I decided to try a beginner-friendly pattern last month. Cue McCall’s M7789. I needed something that I would want to wear but also be simple enough to make. My goal was just to complete the project by making a wearable toile, which is essentially a full version of the garment made with inexpensive fabric that I wouldn’t mind rocking around the house.  I bought the pattern and fabric last year, intending to make the jumpsuit for my birthday.…

  • giant tissue paper flower tutorial

    How to Make Giant Tissue Paper Flowers

    Working on the random ideas that pop into my head is one of the ways that I’m staying sane during these stressful times. So when the idea to do an Alice in Wonderland theme photoshoot in place of my canceled bday trip to Punta Cana crossed my mind, I headed to Pinterest in search of a tissue paper flower tutorial that I had saved. It was a rainy week so instead of an outdoor shoot, I stayed inside and decided to do a dark forest take on the theme.  This tissue paper flower tutorial is inspired by the Giant Paper Flowers from Ruche on┬áDesign Sponge. That site is shuttering soon,…