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Improve Your Sewing


Beyond the Basics: 9 Tools That Will Improve Your Sewing Welcome back! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and survived the official start of the Christmas shopping frenzy. Last week we gave you our list of the most useful items to have in your basic sewing toolbox. This list is a great starting point…

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Basic Sewing Toolbox


As a new sewer, simply starting a project can seem intimidating, but there are a few things you can do that will increase your chances of success. Besides practice (which helps pretty much everyone!), having a well stocked sewing toolbox is one of the easiest steps to success. Sure, you could start a project and then…

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Fall Harvest Jumper


After a very long and hot beginning of November, it has finally cooled off enough to feel like fall has arrived! With the conclusion of Halloween, many of you are ready to kick off the holiday season – Christmas style. While you might hear the joyous sounds of the season coming from my car or…

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Balloon Dress Tutorial

Up, Up, and Away – Hot Air Balloon Ruffle Dress Back in September, we celebrated a big milestone in the Pylant household. Our sweet Cecilia turned one! We hosted a Balloons Over Paris themed birthday party at our home where our family and friends gathered to converse and eat cake (which was Cecilia’s favorite part).…

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Turning a New Leaf

Happy Fall Y’all! After a few months away, I can’t even begin to tell you how much I’ve missed you! It was a much needed break, but now I’m back and excited about turning a new leaf. With the change of a season also comes a change to Sweet Tea Proper. Besides the overall look,…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing

How to Change the (Snap-On) Feet on Your Sewing Machine When thinking about what to post on next, I realized that it had been awhile since we updated our sewing guide with anything new. With the priority being to complete the tasks and projects on our home renovation, there just wasn’t a lot of time…

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Cheesy Beefaroni

Every week before I go grocery shopping I try to plan our dinner menu for each day. Although I really do enjoy cooking, planning really is such a struggle for me. Somehow at least once during the week, we always seem to stray from the original plan. Whether it’s been a particularly busy day or just a lazy…

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Hybrid Cloth Diaper Review

GroVia vs Flip vs gDiapers A few months ago we discussed the ins and outs of cloth diapering including the many different styles (all-in-one, all-in-two, hybrid, pocket, prefolds, etc). Being new to cloth diapering, it can all seem a bit confusing, but have no fear. Once you get started, you will find that it is…

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Vintage World Map Tutorial

When we first moved into our home a little over a year ago, one of the trickiest parts was utilizing as much of our current furniture and decor as possible while keeping a cohesive feel throughout the house. Since the new house was almost double in size from the old house, there were many things…

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Home Renovation – Nursery

Our Home Renovation 2.0 – Nursery Reveal Welcome to the nursery! It’s a funny thing how life changes can change, well just about everything! When we bought this house a year and a half ago, we definitely had babies on the brain, but we surely didn’t expect it to happen so quickly. Between nursing sessions,…

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