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Happy Halloween from a Darling Little Duck!

Happy Halloween everyone! It's my daughter's second Halloween, and I just had to make her another costume. While she was the cutest little black kitten last year and I'd happily have her be a cat every year (because cats and sewing go hand in hand!), I decided to make her into a darling little duck this year. Why… Continue reading Happy Halloween from a Darling Little Duck!

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A Black Kitten for Halloween

Did you see Liza Jane's daughter as a darling kitten earlier this week? She went all out!  My little girl was also a kitten for Halloween this year, but in more of an abstract because-she-has-a-tail way.  If you didn't catch the post on MSN yesterday, here is my now nine-month-old daughter playing dress up for… Continue reading A Black Kitten for Halloween

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The She-Sells-Seashells Baby Bubble Dress

This story starts with a present. Well, the wrapping for a present to be exact. My mother-in-law delights in wrapping presents not with paper but with fabric. For my birthday last month she gave me the book Patternmaking for Fashion Design wrapped in a cheerful orange (or emberglow!)-and-ivory striped polyester and tied up with a… Continue reading The She-Sells-Seashells Baby Bubble Dress