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Inspiration

I conducted a great teleseminar the other night, and thanks to all that participated – and the questions…..what great questions.¬† Unfortunately I couldn’t get to them all, so hopefully we can do this again – it was really fun. But one of the questions was about inspirations […]

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Tilly from the GBSB

That’s the Great British Sewing Bee to we colonists!!!! Tilly (who was one of the fab contestants) had a great post today and something I hear a lot.¬† How to shop for fabric on an online source. There are a ton of them out there, and if […]

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What do you want to know?

I love sewing and passing on my passion for sewing, but I also love knowing what YOU want to know….. So I did this survey.¬† I’m really interested in what you all want to know, but there’s a surprise at the end:¬† I’m going to answer all […]

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Does Saying No Make You Rude?

I’m a professional, so I don’t get this question a lot, however, some of my students do.¬† As a matter of fact, one of the things I end my beginner class with is “How to Say No!”¬† That sounds rude, but it’s really not. Here’s a blog […]

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News roundup

A couple of interesting news article out that are worth noting….. Socially Conscious Shoppers Shedding Fast Fashion From Minneapolis:¬† How more and more shoppers are becoming “green” conscious. Although you may not necessarily think of sewing as being green conscious, there are many aspects of it that […]

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Ironing

Does this bring up dreaded feelings of duties gone way awry and memories of childhood?¬† Isn’t it funny how this simple task has so much meaning in our lives.¬† This cute blog by Barbara, is hilarious and full of memories, which started me thinking about this simple […]

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Some more dress up ideas

In case you don’t believe me that dresses are making a come back (as opposed to a more grungy look), here are some samples from a slide show touting selections for guests at summer weddings.¬† Instead of dressing down or looking sloppy, every one of the suggestions […]

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How to dress up without dressing up!

On a more practical note – here’s a great way to stay sharp looking and some of that anti-grubby look.¬† Sometimes we need a jump start (and I admit I do too) for ideas, and one of my favorite places is surfing the net. Here’s a site […]

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The Met Gala

As many regular readers know, I’m not much on Punk or Grunge or any of that look.¬† Polly Mellon once said that Ugly is the New Beautiful, during this period, and I nearly croaked!¬† Ugly is ugly and beautiful is always beautiful.¬† I realize that in fashion, […]

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