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You Too Can Look Like Everyone Else

Here’s a notion for you. For a mere $16.99 you too can have one of these: To add to your enjoyment – 5,000 have already been sold so you can look like 5,000 other people at the same time. Is this really that appealing? To look like […]

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One of those new Google Tool Gadgets

Google is always coming up with new thingies and I like to at least try them to see what they’re like….just for fun. The new one tracks the use of words over a period of time – like….well…..like…..hey – what about sew! That one looks like this: […]

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Carolyn from The Diary of A Sewing Fanatic

Carolyn from The Diary of A Sewing Fanatic

If you were on the teleseminar the other night you heard me extol the virtues of Carolyn on The Diary of A Sewing Fanatic.  She really is marvelous if you haven’t been over there, and what she does with her TNT patterns is really awesome. This is […]

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Great British Sewing Bee – 2

Great British Sewing Bee - 2

Unfortunately GB & US don’t have compatible vid systems or some such malarkey, anyway, their player doesn’t work in the US.  Now that isn’t normally a prob, as there’s lots of outlets (PBS for Sherlock – don’t get me started on that series – or BBC America […]

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Working with Multiple Prints

This is really hard to do, but with designer help you can learn a lot.  The recent (F/W 2014) Kenzo show is a great tutorial in how to put print with print. This is a great place to start – not too much is going on here.  […]

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Hashtage pfw

Hashtage pfw

I didn’t have the guts to do #pfw in the title cause no telling what sort of unmitigated hell that would cause with the database software at WordPress….let’s just not even go there! But it is still Paris Fashion Week, and Ooooooo-laaaa-laaaa!! Finally something we can all […]

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London Fashion Week (aka #lfw)

London is a growing hotbed of new talent and there’s nothing like watching what’s coming down the pike to get ideas on what’s still trending and what’s new. Here’s the calendar: February 14 9.00 – J. JS Lee 10.00 – Felder Felder 11.00 – Jean Pierre Bra-ganza […]

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Ready, Set, Go!!! F/W 2014

Here it is the schedule for Fall Winter 2014 New York Fashion Week (#NYFW) And this is just the start (see below for London, Paris & Milan) Fashion Calendar New York Fashion Week February 6-13, 2014 5Wed 6Thu 7Fri 8Sat 9Sun 10Mon 11Tue 12Wed 13Thu ListA-Z PM […]

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Snowy Morning

It’s really started to snow here and it’s really pretty. So I was messing around over on the TED (which stands for Technology Entertainment Design) talks and saw this fabulous TED talk by Johanna Blakely who describers herself as a Media Maven, so to have her talk […]

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Red Carpet – Grammys

Red Carpet - Grammys

The Grammys are a little “out there” for me.  That’s OK, these are musicians, and no matter if you’re a fan of ancient, classical or hard-core punk, at any time all music was experimental and musicians always lived/live life one bubble off plumb. So that said, their […]

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