The Savvy Sage of Sewing Stimulation


Jean Paul Gaultier in Dallas

After having seen Savage Beauty at the Met this summer, I was really not anticipating much in Dallas.  To be honest the SB in NYC was pretty spectacular and you just don’t see that sort of thing that often. How wrong can a gal be! After going […]

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A Quikie

I love throwing these in every so often, but often in fashion there is a simple technique that can make a HUGE splash, and one of those is a fabulous voile scarf. This is so easy and fun that’s it’s hard not to do.  My favorite thing […]

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Spring Shows turn toward Haute Couture

Every time I hear this (at least for the last decade), I’ve not looked forward to it, till the last year or so.  I love the trend fashion is taking – more feminine, more pretty, more vive la différence! And every new season there’s the emphasis on […]

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SAG Award Show Rundown

The SAG awards were Sunday night and I thought the big winners were the grande dames (and I can’t believe they’re that old to be the grande dames of Hollywood – but they are!)  I guess when you’ve done this year in and year out, you get […]

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My nephew’s wedding

My nephew's wedding

Although there wasn’t much I could do for him (he really doesn’t wear deb or wedding gowns), I did offer to do my nephew’s fiancee’s wedding gown and we had a blast.  It was not only a great way to get to know her, but also a […]

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I am NOT a Sewer

I do not need Draino, or to be unstopped.  I do not smell (thankyouverymuchladiesandgentlemen – unless of course I’m from Paris, and I smell delightful and have tours regularly!).  And most of all I am not attended to by men wearing un-intentional hipsters (usually viewed from the […]

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Soft Opening

According to Wikipedia (don’t we all use that thing!), “soft opening” is one without advance notice or very little publicity, so that a lot of the kinks can be sorted through.  Posting on a new format is going to require a learning curve and I’m bound not […]

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