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I do a blog here which has a lot of good content on it, but I also do other stuff across the social media internet-world. Sometimes there is just as much neat stuff on these sites as there is here. On Twitter, there’s just enough room for […]

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Making and Sewing vs. Creating

I had a really interesting question from one of my Making Art A Practice blogs last weekend.  So interesting I thought I would post it here – cause quiet honestly it’s good to define how I’m using this word…….create! This sounds a bit silly but could you […]

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Moving From One Mentality to Another

I know it takes a lot to think about acquiring clothes in a completely different way.  After all, we’re pounded day in and day out that the ONLY way to add clothes to your wardrobe is to buy something (usually anything) cheaply and add to it with […]

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A More Personal Note

A More Personal Note

I saw this article today, and thought I would very much like to see this – it looks like good casting. My connection to Macbeth is more through my father than anything else.  He was the son of a famous mother, and having lived under her shadow, […]

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How do you respond to compliments about your sewing?

Believe it or not how we respond to compliments seems to be harder and more difficult. Now really – why is that?  We should be flattered (which is a clue as to where this post is going). The first reaction I get when I compliment one of […]

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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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Where’s the next market for clothes.

I’m still working my way through Overdressed:  The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Clothing, which is to the point of how we got where we are.  It is filled with stats and figured, which isn’t all that important, except that the author as done her homework very […]

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Overdressed – the book

Overdressed - the book

If you’ve been here for a while, you know that I’m an advocate of “investment dressing”, although I’m not sure that’s a good title.  What I really like is a closet full of clothes that I use so that when I open the closet door…..this is what […]

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A Little Glitchy

OK – this is sort of hard here, but we’re going to see how this works out. My WordPress is a little glitchy and it’s becoming very hard to write posts. What I have to do is write them in html (hyper-text multi-language). Sort of like operating […]

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Recent Articles and Links – Mentionables!

I peruse through the headlines of sewing and fashion and sometimes I find some little things that aren’t worth an entire post, but worth a mention…. So here are the mentionables from the last week: I love this interview…especially when the interviewer asks the designer, “What’s the […]

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