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When You Need a Break From Sewing: eShakti Dress Review

Hi! I hope you don’t mind another non-sewing post on this blog. I love being able to sew my own clothes, but I also still like the fact that I can find some really cute clothes to buy already made and ready to wear! Such is the case with this dress that I bought from… Continue reading When You Need a Break From Sewing: eShakti Dress Review

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Mrs. Roper Approved: Simplicity 8505 Vintage Caftan

Hey all! I’m super excited to share my most current make, the Simplicity 8505 (originally issued as Simplicity 5315 and first debuted in 1972). This pattern makes the most gorgeous 70’s caftan! As a kid, I grew up watching Three’s Company because it was one of my dad’s favorite sitcoms. Thankfully, all the “suggestive innuendo”… Continue reading Mrs. Roper Approved: Simplicity 8505 Vintage Caftan