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Cynthia Rowley x Simplicity 8264

Pattern: Simplicity 8264 by Cynthia Rowley Fabric: Woven two-tone rayon/synthetic blend Damask with one way stretch from Fabric Depot Size: 4 Alterations: reduced gather in neck ruffle, added 1.5 inches in length, added 1.25 inches to back width, omitted zipper due to stretch in fabric, removed center back seam. Those of you who have followed […]

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Engagement Dress

As I’ve mentioned on Instagram, and Facebook, and —let’s be real— to anyone who I have come across in real life in the last three weeks (complete strangers included), John and I have gotten engaged! I’ve been back in Portland since early December, and John came back too for a couple weeks to spend the […]

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Vogue 8996

Pattern: Vogue 8996 Fabric: 100% cotton tartan from Fabric Depot Size: 6 Adjustments: 1.5” removed from bodice length, taken in by ~2cm from bodice side seams and shoulder seams, shortened by several inches. Location: Natural History Museum – Vienna, Austria I picked up this 100% cotton plaid over the summer at Fabric Depot, one of […]

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Vogue 1102

As some of you know, I have the luxury of being able to travel between Portland and Germany at the moment. It sounds romantic, and there’s no denying that it is. I’m wildly ecstatic about being able to spend considerable amounts of time traveling in foreign countries with my partner, learning new languages and cultures, […]

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I Am Aphrodite

“Are you petting your fabric?” John asked me from the driver’s seat. We were on our way home from the traveling Fabric Market in Germany where I had just purchased a couple bags of fabric, including one very soft, malleable linen twill. I nodded, “It’s telling me what it wants to be.” “What does it […]