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So True And So Hilarious

So True And So Hilarious

Over on What To Wear, they have a hilarious blog – it’s so funny that I can’t resist a comment on each point: 7 Signs You Need To Clean Out Your Closet: Number 1:  You have more shoes than contacts in our cell phone Their Suggestion:  More […]

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Moulage and the Drape

Moulage and the Drape

Sounds like a mystery novel about a new Latin sexy dance story!!!  Whatever – it does roll off the tongue nicely.  But this is a GREAT vid from the house of Dior show how to drape. I always think these things are worthwhile if for no other […]

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The Golden Ratio

The Golden Ratio

I posted a photo on Facebook over the weekend, and it looked like some ancient mysterious proportion jibberish, and it’s really not. It’s a very familiar ratio or proportion aid used since the ancient Greeks, but civilizations all over the ancient world used it.  It’s one of […]

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Getting off the fast fashion habit

Getting off the fast fashion habit

One of the big puzzles for me, is that so may consumers today continue to purchase poorly made clothing with poorly made components.  Even after understanding and seeing the benefits of sewing and the experience and knowledge that sewing gives you, many people prefer to ignore this, […]

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Grey vs Not Grey

Grey vs Not Grey

I’ve blogged about this before, but this site had a great list of those who look better (or at least as good) as they did with their natural color.  And they’re right. Who could argue with some of their selections: But even here there’s some cheating: Carole […]

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Knits Really Aren’t That Hard

Just like anything that’s new, it’s a difficult at first.  The thing you have to remember is that the hardest time you will have with a new technique or method will be the first time.  Don’t get discouraged.  It’s normal for it to be hard the first […]

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Isn’t It Time We Stop Living In The 70’s

Isn't It Time We Stop Living In The 70's

I mean I love a great retro fashion just as much as the next gal/guy, but honestly, I think we’ve moved past some stereotypes here, and yet, there are some who don’t want to move on. Last night watching the telly (sometimes I like to travel with […]

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Get Ready!

Get Ready!

What if I were to tell you there’s a better way to get clothes? What if I were to tell you there’s a cheaper way? What if I were to tell you that there’s a faster way? What if I were to tell you that there’s a […]

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Why is this a good jacket pattern?

There are a number of things that are right about this jacket from BurdaStyle. This is the basic pattern, and it does have a little younger cut, but it’s a cut that is classic enough that it works for a lot of different styles – ingenue and […]

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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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