In the Spirit of Giving Thanks

It’s that time of year filled with family, friends, happiness, and gratefulness. Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the festive holiday season. All over the country, families and friends gather around tables, passing turkey, mashed potatoes and homemade stuffing. Homes are filled with laughter, joy and holiday spirit. It is so much more than just a […]

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A Nightmare Before Christmas

Black Friday, also known as the nightmare before Christmas, is synonymous with waiting in long lines, fighting with other customers over electronics, toys, clothes, and trying to cash in on all of the great deals for the holiday season. You will be out at the crack of dawn the morning of Black Friday, or maybe […]

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Coffee, Croissants, & Chiffon- Part 3

What do warm, brewed espresso, flaky, melt-in-your-mouth croissants, and sheer chiffon fabric all have in common? Other than the letter C, all three items also have Parisian influence. When you think of Paris what comes to mind? Parisian Cafes where locals go to people watching while enjoying a cup of coffee and a croissant. Looking […]

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Coffee, Croissants, & Chiffon- Part 2

One word; chiffon. The word alone can send even the most experienced sewers into a panic with a look of torture in their eyes. If you have ever worked with chiffon before, you can probably relate to what I am talking about; messy hems, crooked seams, and tears in the fabric from bunching in the […]

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Coffee, Croissants, & Chiffon- Part 1

This week on the blog, we’re talking about all things chiffon (no, I don’t mean the cake). Chiffon is a french word that means rag or cloth. The fabric can be made of silk, polyester, or other synthetic fiber. It is very lightweight, sheer, fragile, and drapes well. In this sketch along tutorial, we will […]

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Fashionably Show up to the Relationship

Take a moment. Close your eyes. Relax your thoughts. Picture your fairytale dream date. If you could go anywhere, do anything, and be with anyone. There are no limitations. Time, money, and distance do not matter. What were you imagining? I was imagining horse-drawn carriages clacking through NYC’s Central Park on a cool, winter evening. […]

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Maxi Madness- Part 3

When you wake up late and don’t want to think about what you’re going to wear, what do you casually throw on? …Yoga pants (even though we all know that you’re not going to the gym). When you run errands on the weekend with a messy bun and don’t care what you look like, what […]

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Maxi Madness-Part 2

DIY: How to Sew a Maxi Skirt How hard is it to make your own maxi skirt? Relatively easy. Whether you want to learn to make one yourself because you can’t find any that fit your body correctly, don’t like the fabrics in the stores, or just because you want to try something new, this […]

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Maxi Madness- Part 1

How to Sketch a Maxi Skirt Do you often find it challenging to draw clothing and make it look realistic and proportionate? Do you find that your drawings often fall flat and lack enthusiasm? Are you excited about learning fashion sketching, but don’t know where to start? If you answered yes to one or all […]

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More Fashion, More Style & More Content

I want to begin this week with a special blog post about an update coming to Limpert in Leopard. First of all, I want to thank everyone who is following, reading, liking, and commenting on my blog. I appreciate all of the support you have shown me since I started my blogging journey just a […]

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