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Greetings From Napa!

Greetings From Napa!

View of downtown from our house Well, we have been here for about a month and a half and we are loving it! Napa is still a ‘small’ town but the downtown has gone through a transformation in the last few years with new shops and upscale restaurants. Its been fun trying new restaurants and bars in our little town and what fun talking to people visiting from all over the world! Our plan is to eat and drink our…

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Work in Progress – Vogue 1285

Work in Progress – Vogue 1285

We are literally living out of garbage bags at the moment, but I STILL have my sewing area set up. That will be the last thing to be dismantled hehe. So in between packing and the remodel on our new home in Napa I managed to squeeze in some time to sew. I cut out this pattern about a month ago. This is a Tracy Reese pattern. I wasn’t initially attracted to the pictures, probably because they used a stick…

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The Vogue 1280 Pattern Mystery – Solved

The Vogue 1280 Pattern Mystery – Solved

Vogue had one of their online sales recently and I picked up some new spring Vogues including this Donna Karan Vogue 1280:Beats me as to why she has her leg crossed in that odd position but if you look at the line drawing, you can see that it has some pretty interesting details. Or a lot of pattern pieces 🙂 I learned quite some time ago (and from making a lot of Burda patterns) to read over the instructions fully…

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The Waiting…

The Waiting…

To move, that is. My blog absence has been due to the original mini reno, which morphed into a major reno on our Napa home, which I have been documenting on my other blog, Napa Project. Things have been going great, but it’s been a lot of work, and time. I can’t believe almost 4 months has gone by since we started renovating! We are hoping to move by the end of March, barring any unforeseen circumstances. This is the…

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