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Sewing with Style – Part Deux

OK – so yesterday I talked a little about some wonderful easy style guides to help you wander through the maze that fashion has now become.  It’s more like a whatever you want muddle of inundation than anything else.  When everything is offered, how do you tell […]

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Sewing with Style

Sewing with Style

There’s some interesting takes on he new “Core” style or “Minimalist” look.  Both are good takes on a classic look, and it’s fun to go through some of them.  These are from an article here, but here’s my take on these looks.  It’s important to realize that […]

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Million-Dollar Tastes

Million-Dollar Tastes

What happens when you have tastes that reach far past your purse? Do you automatically give them up? Do you sit wistfully at your computer screen wishing for that million-dollar sweepstakes announcer to arrive? Well, neither one of those is a very good solution – – at […]

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Basic Fitting

The 1st & 2nd of June, I’m teaching Basic Fitting – a new class.  This is like the Pants Pattern Class on steroids, as it’s the bodice (close to the face) which is the most important part of the garment. This is also where the garment hangs […]

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Snapchat

Are you like me – another app?….puhlease!! I sorta heard about this early on, and even though it was highly recommended to me, I was like – yeah, ri-i-i-ght!!! But I’ve been thinking about this lately and I’ve been fooling around with it. I put up two […]

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Ticklin’ the Muse

Ticklin' the Muse

Working creatively is not like working in any other profession. There are starts and stops to all forms of creative working.  It’s important to know that and it’s important to know some guidelines for those stops and starts. For example, have you been sewing along fine, and […]

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Class Schedule Summer, 2015

Class Schedule Summer, 2015

OK – the new class schedule is up for Summer, 2015. Two new classes and two old favorites. Knit sewing is just growing more and more popular but if you don’t know the right techniques or how to match the right patterns to the right fabric, you’re […]

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Why Wear The Same Thing?

Why Wear The Same Thing?

I guess this should better be titled: Who Wears The Same Thing?…..because you would be surprised at the list. For a while (here‘s the latest entry into the foray), fashionistas and bloggers have recognized that some very famous, busy, productive and influential folks wear the same thing […]

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Anna’s Dictum

Anna's Dictum

Yeah, she’s in the PR, fashion biz, and her words, especially these little soundbites mean a lot, but this one is going to get a lot of play cause it has more than just a nice little short ring to it – it has the ring of […]

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Gaultier Says What?….

Gaultier Says What?....

Gaultier has always been known as enfant terrible in Paris, and so it shouldn’t be shocking that he would make such an outrageous comment. Jean Paul Gaultier Wants People to Shop H&M Gaultier makes a very valid and realistic point here…..for most people they can’t afford the […]

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