The Savvy Sage of Sewing Stimulation

Archive for August 2013

Skyfall and the end of M….as we know her

I’ve REALLY enjoyed Dame Judi Dench as M character in the James Bond series and Skyfall unfortunately marks her end as the character. What I think I’ve really enjoyed is how they dress here.  She is always dressed in authority but she has anything but a svelte […]

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Bragging Rights

I have lovely clients and am so lucky with this.  I won’t brag too long, but I do know how lucky I am.  I’ve said before it’s probably because by the time a girl comes to my door, she’s pretty confident about who she is and what […]

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Tilly from the GBSB

That’s the Great British Sewing Bee to we colonists!!!! Tilly (who was one of the fab contestants) had a great post today and something I hear a lot.  How to shop for fabric on an online source. There are a ton of them out there, and if […]

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What do you want to know?

I love sewing and passing on my passion for sewing, but I also love knowing what YOU want to know….. So I did this survey.  I’m really interested in what you all want to know, but there’s a surprise at the end:  I’m going to answer all […]

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Does Saying No Make You Rude?

I’m a professional, so I don’t get this question a lot, however, some of my students do.  As a matter of fact, one of the things I end my beginner class with is “How to Say No!”  That sounds rude, but it’s really not. Here’s a blog […]

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News roundup

A couple of interesting news article out that are worth noting….. Socially Conscious Shoppers Shedding Fast Fashion From Minneapolis:  How more and more shoppers are becoming “green” conscious. Although you may not necessarily think of sewing as being green conscious, there are many aspects of it that […]

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