Saturday Musings: Perception is Reality

Body positive Saturday Musings about perception and body image on Making the Flame.

Mother Knows Best Growing up, my mother had an endless supply of pithy sayings. One of them was ‘perception is reality’. What did that mean, exactly? To my childhood self, it meant nothing at all. I was too young to wrap my head around such a real-world concept. To my idealistic adolescent and young adult […]

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Day 7: The Sweet Pink Gemini Dress

Last but not least is Sweet Pink: the cutesy, girlish version of McCall’s M6744 + McCall’s M6966 view A. For SP I went with bodice A, the standard back view, because I hadn’t used it on any of my previous versions. I think it fits pretty perfectly, don’t you? :) Let’s see, what does Miss […]

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I’ll Have What She’s Having

One of the sewing bloggers (and sewing Instagrammers) I follow is Yetunde Sarumi, who is noteworthy for two reasons: firstly, she’s a master of making sure eeeeeeeveryone sees her makes. Seriously. I wish I had her gumption for putting my stuff in other people’s consciousness. Secondly, she is a fellow Nigerian, and sews with African […]

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