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    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, Project Life scrapbooking, and the great outdoors. In my pre-scrubs life, I owned Real Photography, and you can still see my old wedding and portrait photography site here .

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Category Archives: clothing

Flannel nightgowns

I love the $2 flannel sales at Joann’s.  They are impossible to resist with all the cute prints, and I always have the perfect use for them–with a yard and a half Ellie can have a nightgown! One of the patterns I have absolutely gotten my money’s worth from is the Sweet Little Dress pattern–I […]

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Tshirt Dress

I’ve been wanting to make Ellie dresses from Target shirts I picked up on clearance.  After poking around a few pinterest tutorials and completely destroying one shirt I made this for her today with some corduroy from Joanns. I would like to add some sort of belt/sash but am not sure out of what fabric.  […]

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The Date Night Dress by April Rhodes Pattern Review

Guess what?!  I made a dress for me, that’s what!  The good news is, it’s a dress, and it more or less fits.  The bad news is, Anne Shirley would love this dress (puffy sleeves for days) and it doesn’t really do anything for my figure.  I’ll wear it a couple of times to feel […]

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