Hello everyone, recently I finally got to take proper pictures of a few of the tops that I have sewn, which is exciting to me for two reasons. Firstly because most of the pictures you have seen on the blog so far are taken quite quickly in the back room of the house with poor lighting so they aren’t photos I am particularly proud of or two think that they represent the best of natural dyes. So I took the time to take proper pictures of a few of my favorite shirts and I think they represent natural dyes beautifully and I want to share them with you.
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Hello everyone! Today I want to share a quick and easy way to recycle and upgrade your clothing in a different way other than sewing and alterations. Sometimes you have a garment that has all the right shapes and cuts but the colour isn’t right. This was my conundrum with a wrap sweater that was passed onto me from my Mom, I had no issue with the shape but the colour was all wrong so I decided to overdye the sweater to a colour that was more my style.
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Hello everyone, this post is part two of the books that inspire me and you can read part one here. But this post will encompass all of the graphic books that I draw inspiration from. This includes fashion books, art books, photography books, etc. Flipping through these books is very therapeutic but I don’t have the time to often pause and flip through one at a leisurely pace. I would like to be able to find more time to do this considering there are probably over two hundred of those books in this house but there just are not enough hours in the day… But alas here today I give you the books that I have been able to really look through.
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Hello everyone, yesterday I began a knitting project. Before the semester ended I had the idea to take up knitting as I am an avid cardigan lover. But a cardigan lover of a very specific cut. I like a square neck line, three-quarter length sleeves, and a cropped length for my cardigans. These are the ones I am instantly attracted to and I used to be able to find in stores quite readily but not in the past couple of years so I decided that I would take up knitting in order to satisfy and provide for myself.
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