Archive for April 2013

GBSB, Episode 4

WordPress is still a little hinky these days so the blog is a little light – but as soon as things are fixed, I’ll be up and running again soon.  But couldn’t let this pass for those of you that have been following the GBSB (aka Great […]

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Looking Presentable

I know that sounds like a “duh” moment, but it’s easy to get into the habit of letting your appearance sort of slide a little. My studio is at home and that means it’s convenient, but it’s also sort of a burden in that I’m known for […]

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GBSB – Third Episode

…is now up on YouTube for we colonists (and other places outside the British Realm!)   As usual – if you haven’t seen the show, watch it – it’s really great for any sewists or maker out there. For me, this was the show that made the […]

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Another wonderful video from Dove

This is a very powerful video and something that is very telling….. I’m as guilty of this as the next gal, but I really see this in my young brides and debs who strive so hard to be beautiful.  Every once in a while I get a […]

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A timeless tradition

As I’ve often said, I have the best clients, and this just is another example. Mary Ann is a sweet former-deb and her sister was also one of my debs, who came to me a while back to do a quick weekend fit on a dress she […]

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GBSB aka. Great British Sewing Bee

This show is really taking off – and thanks to someone posting on YouTube we colonists get to watch too. There are so many thing I like about this – so don’t read on if you don’t like spoilers….. but here goes. First the competition projects are […]

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A New Exhibit at the V & A

The Victoria and Albert was set up as a craftsmen and artisans museum, full of trendy things but also of incredible resources.  The whole idea of a museum being resource for artists is not only novel, but I find immense fun in perusing their site (albeit  I […]

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Madame Chic has a new fan!!! Moi!

Over on my Facebook page (and I know many of you don’t like the FB thingie, but I do post some shorty jewels over there, and it doesn’t mean you have to troll Facebook to see it, usually a message will go out to you via email), […]

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Margaret Thatcher Style

For whatever else you may think of Baroness Thatcher, she did have her own style.  And not only that it telegraphed exactly what she wanted, but to my mind it telegraphed to the world what it was to expect from this lady.  An article by Suzy Menkes […]

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I’m back

Don’t know what happened with WordPress over the weekend, but I’m lost without my WYSIWYG screen!!!  But not everything is working – hopefully this will all be worked out. ($%^!@$@^%!!!!!) Thanks to Miss Celie for posting this.  It’s something that I wanted to see as it sounds […]

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