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I’d argue that there’s no season that the general population rushes toward more than fall

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I’d argue that there’s no season that the general population rushes toward more than fall

Once July comes to a close, it feels like fall could pop up and wrap us in its chilly, glorious arms any second—but really, that’s hardly the case. The weeks leading up until it’s officially parka season are crucial; there’s only so much time we have to head outside wearing jeans and a light jacket, so we need to do it when it’s possible. To make the most of the season, transitional clothes are here to save the day. From airy but fall-appropriate dresses to jackets made for temps in the high 60s, these are the best transitional fall pieces...

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The Margaret Play Dress, Short Sleeve; Apple Picking

The Margaret Play Dress, Short Sleeve; Apple Picking

Vendor: Nixi Lauroo Type: Dress Price: 69.00 - 72.00 (6 variants) The sweetest dress for everyday life and play--we think you'll all be reaching for this dress on the daily! Meet the Margaret play dress: she's got long sleeves, a curved seam at the waist, and a just-right A line skirt, hitting slightly above the knee. This dress is made from yummy. mid-weight french terry with our custom Apple Picking print, and has just the right amount of fullness for a good subtle twirl. **Long sleeve style is shown for reference** Features: Classic dress shape perfect for everyday wear Soft...

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Don’t you love it when a project turns out better than you had imagined?

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Don’t you love it when a project turns out better than you had imagined?

That happened with this skirt! I had an idea of how it would look, but seeing it finished and on, I absolutely LOVE the finished skirt! The fabric was purchased from Hancock Fabrics, and I found it on the clearance table. Never under estimate clearance!  I purchased 1 1/2 yards. Here it is unfolded and laid out. You can see that the stripes are only one side of the fabric. As soon as I saw the fabric, I knew that I wanted to make a circle skirt with it. I used the same method for this women’s circle skirt, that...

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How To Sew Pleats Using Fork

How To Sew Pleats Using  Fork

I was so happy that I found this pleat making video tutorial by Saturday Night Stitch, on YouTube. This video has become so near and dear to my heart because I had always wanted to make these gorgeous box pleats. I call these pleats cheerleader pleats because they were the pleats of the day in the Seventies. All the cute cheerleader skirt patterns were made using this box pleated style. In this wonderful tutorial, the pleat making method described uses a fork to make a perfectly formed block pleat. This fork method makes these pleat so simple and gives a...

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ModCloth’s Halloween Collection Is Already Out, So Let’s Get Spooky

ModCloth’s Halloween Collection Is Already Out, So Let’s Get Spooky

As soon as the first leaf hits the ground, I start setting out my Halloween decorations. Pumpkins, black cat garland, spooky knick knacks I got on sale at the craft store—you name it. The temperatures don’t even need to drop before I begin celebrating the best holiday of the year, and thankfully, ModCloth is right on board the Halloween train with me. If you, too, are ready to start prepping for spooky season, ModCloth’s 2020 Halloween collection is here to make all things eery. Frankly, it doesn’t take much to get me to shop ModCloth’s incredibly cute and vintage-inspired styles,...

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