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    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, 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: Halloween Costumes

homemade star wars jedi costumes

I realized today that I never shared what I spent much of October sewing–these Star Wars costumes for the family.  I used the Simplicity 5840 pattern for Nic’s and my robes and tunics (and Heather’s white flannel Princess Leia robe, which we decided was a must because of our Colorado cold), and then used the […]

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Halloween Costumes

It’s that time again.  Nic’s been nagging me for weeks now, and keeps giving me that “this isn’t actually going to happen” face.  It’s the same face he gives me EVERY year. I loathe and love making Halloween costumes.  I love giving the kiddos a handmade costume just like I had.  I loathe that Halloween […]

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