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  • Expanding on a Theme

    19th Aug 2019

    Expanding on a Theme

    As I mentioned before, these paisley pants were unexpected stars of my capsule wardrobe project. They had more impact in photos and gave more opportunity for interesting colour combinations. I found t…

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  • Update - Week 13 - Wrap up

    4th Aug 2019

    Update - Week 13 - Wrap up

    My Darlings,In the first week of May this year I started this project on a whim. Through the winter and early spring I had begun to wonder about the possible waste of my own make-(or thrift)-and-…

    Published by Emily

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  • Update - Weeks 10, 11, &12

    28th Jul 2019

    Update - Weeks 10, 11, &12

    My darlings, it has been A WEEK. Partly this is true because it has been three weeks. Week 10The sewing shop I work at part-time moved, and I ended up there for seven days straight. The first thr…

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  • Just a Quick Photoshoot

    19th Jul 2019

    Just a Quick Photoshoot

    E and I had a day off together on Wednesday. We both work part-time jobs outside of Ureshii, so this doesn’t happen all that often. When it does, the to-do list for that day is long and completely imp…

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  • Update - Week 9

    10th Jul 2019

    Update - Week 9

    Last week's strides on the pants-making front felt brilliant but did not lead to further strides or brilliance. I came to some conclusions about the next month's wardrobe shift, and stalled out on one…

    Published by Emily

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  • Update - Week 8

    1st Jul 2019

    Update - Week 8

    Happy July first everyone! On PEI we have not yet achieved summer weather, but we are still hopeful!OOTD July 1The theme this week is definitely jeans. I have been thinking hard about what I need from…

    Published by Emily

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  • Update - Week 7

    23rd Jun 2019

    Update - Week 7

    We are half way through this experiment and so far I am very satisfied. I am learning some personal and some straight up physical truths about clothing that hadn't dawned on me till now. Realizat…

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  • Update - Week 6

    16th Jun 2019

    Update - Week 6

    Hello to you all!  I hope things are warming up and greening up as beautifully for you as they are for us on Prince Edward Island. It was lovely this week with some rainy nights, my favourite wea…

    Published by Emily

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  • When Good Clothes Go Bad

    13th Jun 2019

    When Good Clothes Go Bad

    Growing up, I had two sets of clothes: Good Clothes and Play Clothes. As soon as I got home from school, I would change into my play clothes, no matter the afternoon activity. Emily was homeschoole…

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  • Update - Week 5

    10th Jun 2019

    Update - Week 5

    My darlings, it has been a week! Can you tell by my outfit? I spent the day either plastered to the outside wall of the house or in the attic, and I am so thankful to be alive and to h…

    Published by Emily

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  • Update - Week 4

    2nd Jun 2019

    Update - Week 4

    My darlings. It is a day I have been looking forward to, and dreading a tiny bit! A day where I assimilate all I've learned over the past month and magically solve the puzzle of my capsule wardrobe wi…

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  • Update - Week 3

    26th May 2019

    Update - Week 3

    I just read over my week two update and I no longer see those outfits as 'sloppy' which is interesting. It is shocking how unaccustomed I am to seeing my actual self in photos. At home sewing tod…

    Published by Emily

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