The 2016 Emmy Nominations will be announced July 14th, 2016. We're kicking off a new series: For Your Consideration. We'll take a look at some of the fashion and costuming in some of the shows we think will be considered for the 2016 Emmys. Today, we're looking at the costumes from Outlander, and telling you 5 things you didn't know.
Flowers provide beauty and scent to our world. Especially during the warm summer months. Peonies, Tulips, roses, etc. grace the landscapes from May to September. That's why we propose that you incorporate them into your summer wardrobe. In 2013, floral prints were part of summer trends. For 2016 summer fashion, tropical prints rather than floral have taken their place. We helped you start your 2016 Summer dress collection, now we're back with a curated list of a couple items to include in your summer fashion.
Summer is here and we recently gave you a head start on your summer dress collection. Now we're back to help you finish your collection by taking a look at some of the 2016 summer dress trends. We've looked at some of the designer collections and they're fabulous! But what if you don't have thousands of dollars to spend on one dress? That's where your sewing skills may come into play. We'll steer you on the path to finding patterns and fabrics to fit the trend. Don't have the time to make it? Then we'll steer you down the other road, to purchasing the trend for a lot less.
Will you be watching the 2016 Tony Awards tonight on CBS? We're giving our prediction for the Best Costume Design of A Musical category. Since Hamilton is currently all the rage, and the diversity of it's cast is also reflected in the diversity of the costumes, we guess that Costume Designer Paul Tazewell will take home the Tony Award.
Continuing our Graduation series, we hope you enjoyed our Graduation Gift Guide. Your Grad will also need a dress (if it's a girl of course). We promised to help you sew one for your graduate, so without further ado, we present this week's video of the week: "How to Make A Prom Dress." It says prom but why not use it for graduation? Try using the school's color to show your spirit.
Graduation season is here. Commence the Pomp and Circumstance melody. As the Class of 2016 prepares to graduate, it's time to start thinking about what gifts you'll be giving the graduate. If you're on a tight budget like us, you'll probably want to give a gift that won't break your budget. We've got a few ideas that are reasonably priced yet functionally useful for your graduate. Personalize with inspirational quotes that encourage your graduate to succeed in whatever endeavors they pursue.
Hearing of Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali's passing, we'd like to take this time to send our thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. "The Lord is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation; " (Exodus 15:2)
We send this prayer to his youngest daughter, Laila Ali. Her father, was a strong man. Remember his saying "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee?" That saying stayed with him throughout his life. He was not only strong physically, but mentally as well, standing up for his values and what he believed in. This being evident in hisrefusal to serve in the Vietnam War.
Today we pay tribute to Muhammad Ali by challenging you to create his famous boxing robe. We'll give you a hint...start by considering purchasing this Simplicity pattern. Ok, so we got you started, now let us know how it turns out! Share with your friends and challenge them too!
In our "Moreno Valley All Sewed Up" series, we bring you local news and events. Have you ever wanted to have a party at a trampoline park? Which park should you choose? Well we recently attended a Birthday party at Hangar Trampoline Park in our hometown, Moreno Valley. Through our experience, we can tell you that Hangar is the way to go.
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