What’s shaking?
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What’s shaking?

Somehow, despite all the events…

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Swinging Sixties
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Swinging Sixties

Oh my word, do I…

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Spooky Scary Spiderwebs
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Spooky Scary Spiderwebs

One day I’ll run out…

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Bunches of flowers
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Bunches of flowers

Greetings from the inside of…

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Dreamy dress
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Dreamy dress

Part two of my “build…

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Solstice skirt
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Solstice skirt

Wintery prints are always great…

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How is this not already a tutorial? I really don’t know. I’m always searching for unique details to add to a dress, something authentically vintage but also screams “nobody else will have something quite like this!” and loop pockets fit the bill perfectly. They’re not always practical to add to a garment, but for flared or circular skirts, they really add just the right touch of whimsy–and they’re hella useful as well (depending on how big your pocket bags are). For this tutorial, it’s important to note that because you will be slicing into a skirt from the waistband and sewing things with seam allowances, that your front skirt piece must be slightly bigger at the waist–just to the tune of 4 seam allowances. This amount is potentially less if you decide to add piping (it’s purely optional, you can make loop pockets without piping) because piping itself adds a…

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