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Sew with Me: Old with the New

Hey Loves!

This post is a week or two overdue, but it's better late than never. 

About 2 weeks ago, I met up with the only people outside of my family who have truly known me all of my life.   They are like my sisters and brothers.   We grew up together. Loving and hating each other from preschool through high school.  It was so good to see them doing well.   Some brought their children.  Others brought their spouses or significant others.   We  laughed and reminisced about old times.  We talked about our family and plans for the future.   It was like we hadn't been apart,  some of us for 15 years.

Now,  you know I had to whip something up for this grand occasion.   I went to my old faithful pattern McCall's 6754.  I made view B.  I modified it by creating a small cutout on the back and only added the elastic to the area under the cutout.  I used a fun pin dot black and white four way stretch fabric that I purchased a while back. 
Dress - Pattern: McCall's 6754 with Modifications & Fabric - 4 Way Stretch Knit from Hancock Fabrics;
Shoes - Delfina from JustFab
It was so comfy and sexy.   I paired it with a pair of my favorite JustFab heels and a statement necklace I received as a gift.  I added a my favorite makeup,  lipgloss, and I was ready to go.

I can't wait until the next time we get together!   It was so much fun!

Until next time,  smooches!

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Hey loves!

It's been a very exciting couple of weeks. I left a job I loved for an awesome career opportunity.   My oldest son was accepted into an international baccalaureate school. My husband fulfilled a promise to purchase us a home.  I can't tell how many awesome things have happened since we closed.

Just when I thought the excitement was ending, I got this email:

Say what?! Me featured?!  For the prom dress I made for my niece?! Remember this one:

Click here to read about it.

I'm sew excited that my beautiful niece wearing a dress I made is being featured I a blog read by seamstress all over the world!

I don't know how to describe these last few weeks. I just call it OVERFLOW! And I'm thankful!

Thanks for reading!

Until next time, Smooches!