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And the Bond Girls go on….

So now enters the Roger Moore period – sort of an meyh moment, but the fashions were still great. I mean honestly – this was almost up to Elizabeth Taylor‘s entrance into Rome in Cleopatra! This is total symmetry and for anyone who watched the movie, this […]

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Why take a sewing class

I think we all know Mood Fabrics as the source of fabrics for Project Runway and for those of us who have been there it’s really a WONDERFUL place!!!  But a blogger friend who has been writing for a long time is now working at Mood (lucky […]

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Cool Styles (for summer at least)

Here are some summer ideas to keep you cool First of all – we all KNOW that lace is hot now – don’t we – well, we should.  You can do it in all sorts of looks, but my fav is to do an overall under a […]

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Poor Camiller

That used to be the saying around England for years as everyone knew that the Prince had a thing for Camiller, but couldn’t do anything about it, or rather his mum wouldn’t let him! She was always considered sort of buck-toothed and otherwise not becoming a royal, […]

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For Fall…..

Yeah, I know – it’s too hot to think about fall but it’s not out of the realm…..I like it cause they are pretty and nice looking clothes. High waist pants (with the Jerry Seinfeld shirt – reference to an old Seinfeld episode!) Graduated hemlines Ruffles Lace […]

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Long before this tyke entered the scene….

This is the cutest set of pictures I’ve seen in a while.  OK, confession – my niece, aka my muse, is preggie with a boy, so guess where auntie’s mind is these days!!! My nephew had his own very sartorial wardrobe This was before the day of […]

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Frustration!

Sometimes (like lots of times), it appears that those of us who sew well, know it all.  It also appears that we’ve never had any problems and certainly any problems big or monumental enough to stop us dead in our tracks. Believe me – that’s not even […]

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It’s so much fun to see what others are wearing….

….particularly when they are notable….                         What I love about these two dresses, is the idea of color blocking AND fabric blocking….wouldn’t the dress on the right be too cool with a nude lining behind a […]

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John Galliano

Although, there are folks who are toxic, (believe me, I have my fair share in my family), there are those who really mess up and then work really hard to come back.  Actually I think folks who do this have a lot more to offer, cause they […]

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Trends

I love new little things especially when they aren’t orbiting Mars (my cute little way of saying things that are so weird they aren’t “of this Earth!!!!”). But this is a neat detail that can update your pants. But here’s a good start on this. The front […]

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