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Class Creativity

Another one of my students is having a lot of fun re-creating her knits shirts.  She has a lot of cotton knit that has just – well – worn out, but the fabric is still good.  As a matter of fact it’s even better cause it’s been […]

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Saying NO!

Yes, you heard that right. I just finished another series of classes and one of my students is the fair Andrea.  Let’s be honest, all my students are very fair and very nice.  I must have some sort of secret guardian angle looking out for me, cause […]

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Dressing investment wise

If you’ve been reading here for a while you know what a proponent of investment dressing I advocate.  It’s uplifting, empowering, long-lasting, easy (once you get in the habit of resisting cheap fashion), and economical, although at first it seems like you’ve gone off a  huge ledge, […]

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Something off subject but so important!

This video is entitled: “This video will CHANGE  your life,” which sounds a little ominous or maybe far-fetched, or in this very jaded world, a waste of time.  But it is a worth thought, and sometimes lost in all the hubbub of day-to-day life. But the fact […]

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Clothes from the movies

I love watching clothes from the movies, cause you don’t have to consider a lot of things you have to consider in real life – like practicality, washing, how many years can I wear this, will the style be good for another 5 years, you know – […]

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I’m shocked…..

… shocked to find that gambling is going on in here! [a croupier hands Renault a pile of money] Croupier: Your winnings, sir. Captain Renault: [sotto voce] Oh, thank you very much. [aloud] Captain Renault: Everybody out at once! That dates me, I know….but I am shocked.  […]

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TED Videos

I like these TED videos, but I want to make something perfectly clear here:  I’m not a punker! However that doesn’t mean that a punk rocker doesn’t have something to say to the rest of us, particularly if we’re artist! But she does make an interesting proposition:  […]

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Sewing with Knits Class

First session (on Saturdays I do classes that run weekly, not consecutive days like on weekday classes) on Sewing with Knits class, and I always glean so much from my students.  I try and pack the classes with information and keep the students on track during class, […]

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Updated Class Schedule

The title says it all: Click here or the “Class Schedule” on the info toolbar at the top of the blog.

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In to Knits

I’m into knits these days and having a blast with it. One of the most classic looks and things you can do with a knit is a takeoff of the classic French fisherman’s shirt which has been worn by anyone who’s anyone in the fashion or art […]

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