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A Perfect Commercial Pattern

A Perfect Commercial Pattern

I’m going through some stuff from Peggy Sagers and found this great quote: There’s no such thing as a perfect commercial pattern.   I love this.  Cause once you realize this, all the pressure disappears. Here’s the deal.   A lot of these patterns are strictly meant to […]

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Million-Dollar Tastes

Million-Dollar Tastes

What happens when you have tastes that reach far past your purse? Do you automatically give them up? Do you sit wistfully at your computer screen wishing for that million-dollar sweepstakes announcer to arrive? Well, neither one of those is a very good solution – – at […]

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Snapchat

Are you like me – another app?….puhlease!! I sorta heard about this early on, and even though it was highly recommended to me, I was like – yeah, ri-i-i-ght!!! But I’ve been thinking about this lately and I’ve been fooling around with it. I put up two […]

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What a Cute Video

This little thing has so much fashion – it’s worth a blog……     But here are some incredibly subtle and very valid style points in this little ditty! Style Note Number 1: Mix and match your separates – and buying separates gives you way more than […]

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It’s the Duchess’s Birthday….

Which one?…our fav – the Duchess of Cambridge!  And what could be more fun than to take a look back at some of her style. Why is this even worthy of a second (third or fourth for that matter) look?  Because this gal knows her limits and […]

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Imagination and Inspiration

After you learn to sew, or often while you are learning to sew, what propels you to the next level is your imagination and your inspiration.  That can take many forms. Sometimes it’s nothing more than a few synapses blinking in the little imagination section of your […]

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Foucault’s Pendulum

Foucault's Pendulum

Have you ever seen one of these?  They’re fascinating and thy show the rotation of the Earth.  It would seem that a pendulum swings in the same plane (as in geometry plane) but it doesn’t if allowed to swing freely for a day.  To mark this when […]

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A Brief History of Fashion (As I Know It!)

A Brief History of Fashion (As I Know It!)

I haven’t been here as long as some other people, and even as long as some members of my family, and I’m sure there are some members of my family who think I’ve been here too long!!!! But I’ve been here long enough to see several trends […]

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Fit (According to the Fast/Cheap Fashion Industry)

Fit (According to the Fast/Cheap Fashion Industry)

There are many secrets the FCF (fast/cheap fashion) industry doesn’t want you to know.  One is probably gnawing at the bone of all of us that the labor force used to assembly clothing borders on slave labor.  And it’s something we all enable when we buy FCF […]

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A Series of Three

A Series of Three

I’ve had a lot of fun with these, and I’m not finished…I have some more fabric and they do go up fast.  Once you do one, the others go up really fast.             These were a lot of fun, and they let […]

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