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Sketching as a Design Tool

By Claire Kennedy / August 4, 2021 /

From the time I started my design company, I was sketching designs for clients. It was the only way that I could translate what they were telling me they wanted into a picture that we both could see. The old adage: “A picture is worth 1,000 words,” worked wonders in my company. And amazingly enough,…

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Making Your Own Clothes – Me Made

By Claire Kennedy / July 30, 2021 /

It’s fascinating to listen to this discussion of How Much Clothing Do I Really Need? for me because I don’t acquire a lot of clothes and haven’t for decades. Now the really funny thing, from my perspective, is that I didn’t realize I was that much different from folks who purchased most of their clothes,…

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Balance and Proportion in the Waist & Hips

By Claire Kennedy / July 4, 2021 /

A student asked a very interesting question, which I love to hear. This question is one that I’ve discussed here a lot but decided to do a blog on it because it’s not a one-word or short answer, but it is fairly simple once described. It’s also immensely effective and I’ve used it on normally…

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Down the Time Black Hole of Fashion

By Claire Kennedy / April 15, 2021 /

Good fashion can take me away for hours even before I realize what’s happened. A simple search, or worse a photo and I’m gone. Starting with cleaning out my Evernote account, less really is more, I found the obituary for Martha Phillips. This is a long lost name, but in her day, it was everything.…

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