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The Strawberry Shortcake Dress – Part 03 & 04

It’s almost May and my little girl’s birthday was already over a month ago… and yes, the dress was ready in time!


(If you just happened to come across this post and want to know where and how it all began, please go check out Part 01 and Part 02 of The Strawberry Shortcake Dress first.)


A lot has happened in the last months and though I was diligently working on this dress, bringing out this post took longer than planned.
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I apologize for the delay, but, after the actual sewing, the cutting and editing of all the video footage took quite some time. It is, however, done now and I am proud to present the finished project in two separate videos.

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The Strawberry Shortcake Dress – Part 02

Part 02 is finally done! The Strawberry Shortcake Dress is taking on shape.

(If you just happened to come across this post and want to know where and how it all began, please go check out The Strawberry Shortcake Dress – Part 01 first.)

It took a long time, but the hardest part is over (I hope).
strawberry shortcake dessert

I did all the sewing and stitching by hand, so honestly, I am not surprised that it took me almost 4 months to finish the main body of Cami’s birthday dress. However, I did it and can now focus on the last part of my baby girl’s Strawberry Shortcake Dress.

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The Strawberry Shortcake Dress – Part 01

Hello everybody! This one is all about Strawberries…!

Well, not quite, but I am sure it got your attention.

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Image by RitaE from Pixabay

I have started on a new project, a cute Mori Kei dress for my little baby girl. The design is called “Strawberry Shortcake” and was inspired by the actual dessert rather than the animated TV series.

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Helena's Infinite Shades Of Life - Reinventing Myself - A Work In Progress

Reinventing Myself – A Work In Progress

First of all a big HELLO and a huge apology for my long absence.

After long consideration as well as self-reflection I have begun the process of reinventing myself and also this blog.

A lot has happened in the last months that prevented me from writing and I, myself have become quite a work in progress.

It is not so much down-niching as it is focusing, or better, refocusing on the things I am passionate about and therefore want to write about.

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The Cardigan (hopefully ready by Christmas 2018)

New update! December 8th, 2018

Original post July 8th, 2018

Here you can follow up on my progress with this particular project that I also mentioned in my earlier post ‘The Curious Thing About Hobbies’. A blue and dark grey cardigan for a gentleman in his sixties. I started with this cardigan in February 2018. It is an order made by one of my pub regulars.Read More »