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Sketching as a Design Tool
Aug 4, 2021
From the time I started my design company, I was sketching designs for clients. It was the only way that ...
Making Your Own Clothes – Me Made
Jul 30, 2021
It's fascinating to listen to this discussion of How Much Clothing Do I Really Need? for me because I don't ...
How Did Fashion Get So Botched Up
Jul 11, 2021
What has happened to fashion? There was a day when well-dressed and even not-so-wealthy women looked to the latest in ...
Balance and Proportion in the Waist & Hips
Jul 4, 2021
A student asked a very interesting question, which I love to hear. This question is one that I've discussed here ...
This is so…. well, outré
May 10, 2021
I'm so tired of this look and even worse, tired of seeing it over and over as it it will ...
Down the Time Black Hole of Fashion
Apr 15, 2021
Good fashion can take me away for hours even before I realize what's happened. A simple search, or worse a ...
Protected: Just Between Us – The V&A is a Real Treasure
Mar 25, 2021
From the first time I stepped into the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, I was a goner. The place ...
The Problem With Haute Couture Today
Feb 7, 2021
A subscriber to my weekly email asked (WHAT?...you don't subscribe? ...goodness, it's free and lots of info over there - ...
Why Sewing Is More Than Making Clothes
Feb 6, 2021
So Walt fell - twice - on the ice the first of the year. It was while walking he was ...
Sometimes Bigger Is Better
Jan 18, 2021
So I had this fabric, that I fell in love with, in the store.....yeah, you know how that goes. Well, ...
Dec 23, 2020
Years ago, when I was a feisty young thing, I didn't have enough sense to pick out a vocation that ...
Why Sewing Is Important?
Dec 18, 2020
Of course, I would say that it's important - I make my living at it and teaching it, but above ...
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