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The $1 Dress

Winter just attended her first formal dance, a Winter Ball put on by the local LDS Seminary, which she attends. They have 375 students who attend a religion class early every morning an hour before school starts.  Because of our dating standards, only those who are 16 and older could bring dates to the dance….

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1840’s Pioneer Reproduction Dress and Bonnet: Winter’s Outfit for a Mormon Handcart Trek

Note: This post contains affiliate links.  My 14-year-old daughter, Winter, has been working on a sewing project for the last couple of months. She participated in a Pioneer handcart trek, and everyone was supposed to dress for the time period. This is a living history event where groups of people recreate a Mormon pioneer handcart…

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New Aprons

Note: This post contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here. The sewing for myself is always the last sewing to get done. I wear an apron often–while cooking, while canning, while baking, while doing dishes, and often while gardening. I’ve made my old aprons last a few more years than I had…