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Making Issue No. 7 / Pot Holders

12 Jul, 2019

Making Issue No. 7 / Pot Holders

I don't know about you, but sometimes I'm in the mood to make something, but I don't want to get involved in a project that'll take several days or more to create. Sometimes I want to be able to make a beautiful item in the span of an afternoon, a simple and enjoyable project like these Pleated Pot Holders by Carolyn Friedlander. 
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Making Issue No. 7 / Emerald Dress - Embroidery

05 Jul, 2019

Making Issue No. 7 / Emerald Dress - Embroidery

I often forget the joy that comes from making stitches by hand. I'm not a frequent hand stitcher, but I think this way of sewing is wonderful and a much more intimate experience. I love the imperfect nature of it, and the uniqueness that's found within those individual stitches. I especially love when they come together to form beautiful things like flowers.
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Making Issue No. 7 / Emerald Dress - Adjustments

28 Jun, 2019

Making Issue No. 7 / Emerald Dress - Adjustments

I adore dresses; they are genuinely one of my favorite types of clothing because they are easy to wear, comfortable, and an outfit all in one. I especially love dresses that are simple yet sweet in their design, enter the Emerald Dress. 
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Making Issue No. 7 / Emerald Dress

24 Jun, 2019

Making Issue No. 7 / Emerald Dress

The days are getting longer; the mornings and evenings are starting to warm and evoke a feeling that a change is coming. Close your eyes and look up. There isn't a cloud in the sky, and the warm sun is draping itself onto your shoulders and down your back, and you are enlivened by its dry warmth.
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