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Grey Twist

Welcome Back!  I really am excited about all of the sewing I have been doing lately.  My new job (with typical business hours) has really helped out my own personal timing and scheduling.  Now I can have sewing time on the weekends and at night!This fabric I bought online at fabric.com it is super comfy, soo…

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Hosting a Trunk Show? My Tips + Tricks

I’ve definitely had my fair share of hosting trunk shows, pop ups, and events, especially recently. In the past 10 days, I’ve had 5! One at URBN, one at Elle Lauri, one at Hope Chest, one at Space Ninety 8 in Brooklyn, and one Madalynne Workshop. What can I say, it’s the holiday season! Whatever…

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Monday Morning Inspiration/Sadu Fabrics Inspire Beautiful Garments

Good Morning!It’s that time of year when we all get a little crazy. I am doing my utmost best to keep my days as stress free as possible. A little decorating later today. I have orders for the pickles that I make, so that’s on the to do list, but…I p…

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Rockport Harbor

One of my favorite spots when we visited Rockport was the little harbor. The views were gorgeous, and apparently this red building is one of the most photographed spots in the United States! I realized I didn’t share all the pictures here, so wanted to share a couple more today! The dreamiest town, and the […]

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Rockport Harbor

One of my favorite spots when we visited Rockport was the little harbor. The views were gorgeous, and apparently this red building is one of the most photographed spots in the United States! I realized I didn’t share all the pictures here, so wanted to share a couple more today! The dreamiest town, and the […]

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Little Black Dress with Lace

This dress has been half made for a very long time.  I made it originally back in July and just now finished. Originally this dress was going to be completely laced out with a stripe of lace down the sleeves.  But I was not really liking the way the lace was reacting with the thick…

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Mermaid Shell Sweatshirt DIY

I’m definitely a big fan of the sweatshirt in winter. For whatever reason, it’s hard for me to…

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Free Project – Men’s Bow Tie

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Plaid Pants

Hello again!  Last week we saw pleated pants, and this week we are looking at some new regular pants!This fabric is super comfortable and are made with a knit material.I used Simplicity 8056 as the pattern, but I really had to alter it a whole bunch.  I had to taper in the legs about 5…

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Free Project – Lil Kitty Beanie

Free Project – Lil Kitty Beanie

PATTERN DETAILS MEEEOOOWWW! Cute and cuddly, but also fierce and fun. The Lil’ Kitty Beanie is a hat with nine (plus!) looks and styles – for little kitties and big kitties alike. Knit it with plain kitty-colored yarn, or go crazy with speckled and hand-dyed. Add (sparkle!) whiskers, add tassels, add pom poms…make this hat […]

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Help Me Decide!

Once again, I would like to thank all of you for your kind wishes for my dog Gracie. We are a week out of the second surgery, and oh my, what a difference! She has started wanting to scratch her ear, so I think that’s a good sign, a sign of healing. Sh…

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The Wednesday Showcase/On Being Fabulous!

Believe it or not, my most difficult birthday was when I turned 20. When I was a child, I dreamed of turning 13, it seemed to me a magical number. I would then be a teenager and my world would explode…parties, pretty dresses, driving, having a fabulo…

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The Wednesday Showcase/On Being Fabulous!

Believe it or not, my most difficult birthday was when I turned 20. When I was a child, I dreamed of turning 13, it seemed to me a magical number. I would then be a teenager and my world would explode…parties, pretty dresses, driving, having a fabulo…

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The Coziest Maternity Skirt You’ll Ever Find

We are back from our stay at Hotel Domestique (can’t wait to share more soon!), and I wanted to share with you guys some of my fashion favorites right now. One of them being this absolutely amazing skirt. I invested in this maternity piece when I was pregnant with Piper (and a dress from the […]

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Monday Morning Inspiration/Do It a Little Different, Collars

Whenever I have a dinner party, I like to break out my silverware. The pieces aren’t sterling, so not worth much, but the table looks so pretty. Many of the pieces are mix-match as I find them in resale shops and antique stores. I have a set of individ…

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Pleated Pants?!

Pleated pants are making a comeback in the women’s fashion world, and I figured I would give it a try. Ideally tank tops and leggings would be considered business attire, but that is not the world we live in.  With that in mind, wearing something that has a lot more fabric to it is different…

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A Great Gift For the Seamstress in Your Life: The Refashion Handbook $10 Sale

One of the best ways to learn to sew, is transforming thrift store clothes into something more modern. Not only is it much more cost friendly than buying new fabric, but you can do your part to help keep so … Continue reading

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New New One Minute Video: Create a Cozy Cardigan Cowl and Boot Socks From an Old Sweater

Well, it’s official. Thanksgiving is over so let the Christmas festivities begin… Here’s an idea for those of you who love to recycle and create handmade gifts for your friends and families but don’t have loads of time. Create a … Continue reading

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SBS: How I’m participating and Supporting Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is upon us once again. It’s here – it’s today. With it comes its fair share of critics. Essentially, it’s a shopping holiday that was created by American Express five years ago to promote spending at local and small shops. Last year, consumers who said they were aware of the campaign spent…

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Happy Thanksgiving + Cheers to Making Our Hearts Happy

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how important it is to keeping my passion just that – a passion. This year especially, I’ve put a lot of pressure to make Madalynne, now my full time gig, work. Leaving the corporate world a little over a year ago, I felt as if people were watching…

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Free Project – Herringbone Pearl Rope

Free Project – Herringbone Pearl Rope

PATTERN DETAILS This tubular herringbone pearl rope is very simple and whips up in no time. I used this bead woven rope in my Blue Victorian Pendant Necklace and absolutely love the way it feels! Pattern is great for almost any skill level and includes detailed color photos and written instructions to guide you every […]

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Thankful: Bra Making with Madalynne Recap

With Turkey Day just around the corner, the November workshop feels different than the others. Gratitude is something that’s been on my mind lately. We’re all encouraged to dream big, push for more, and improve in our work life as well as our personal life. As the year draws to a close, something that has been…

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Thankful: Bra Making with Madalynne Recap

With Turkey Day just around the corner, the November workshop feels different than the others. Gratitude is something that’s been on my mind lately. We’re all encouraged to dream big, push for more, and improve in our work life as well as our personal life. As the year draws to a close, something that has been…

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Cozy & Cute: Bralette Giveaway with Madison Brunner

Hello Madalynne readers! This week, I’ve partnered with Maddie to host a giveaway featuring my newest favorite bralette. Before I get started, a little bit about me… I am a twenty something style blogger, posting my favorite outfits and inspirations on my website and instagram. I have a soft spots for coffee (iced or hot), warm…

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FLARED LEG JEANS AND SIMPLE TEE

HI DARLINGS! You know I am a huge fan of wide leg JEANS so I frequent FREEPEOPLE every so often to see what new jeans they have in store. It is one of my favorite shops for jeans that fit like a glove. My TEE is from MADEWELL another really great store I swoon over. […]

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Elsie’s Autumn Capsule Wardrobe Recap

Hello friends! Today, I am excited to report back on my first capsule wardrobe experience! If you’re unsure…

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Styling a Lace Bodysuit with The Fashionably Broke Teacher

It was shortly after I had left the corporate world and was working as a personal stylist at Anthropologie Rittenhouse as I transitioned into full time entrepreneur when I first met Lindsey of the blog, The Fashionably Broke Teacher. The other personal stylist and I were looking to grow the PS program and researching local…

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TURTLENECK RIB KNIT DRESS

HI DARLINGS! First of all thank you so much for all the birthday wishes I received yesterday, it was truly amazing. I had such a great time and I am feeling it today, lol. On top of having a great birthday weekend at the Bruno Mars concert, a tour of Alcatraz and then dinner with […]

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Pom Pom Sweater DIY

I totally have that problem where I get “jealous” of baby clothes that I find for Lola and…

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Free Project – Harwick

Free Project – Harwick

PATTERN DETAILS Harwick is a classic shawl with a lace center. Written using worsted but can this be easily adjustable to any weight and size. Yarn – Madelintosh Tosh Merino Light Needle – 6 us (4.00 mm) or what you need to get gauge Gauge – 18.0 stitches = 4 inches Yardage – 400 yards […]

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