Elevating a Bargain Blazer

Yesterday – at Chico’s checking out pieces I thought might work for some clients – I spotted this cream/black/tan tweed jacket (one of my signature styles) marked down to a…

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Continuing Quarantine Couture …

As quarantine continues, our family is grateful for personal health and safety … and I’m clinging to my wardrobe challenge as a mental health practice – keeping my mind occupied…

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Stitching in Seclusion

Isolated by the COVID outbreak, I’ve resolved to sew a garment each day using only materials I have on hand.  (In addition, of course, to making protective gear to donate.)…

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Multi-Purpose a Classic Suit

A beautiful suit is a treat to wear, but maybe there  aren’t many occasions when you need to dress quite that formally.  I spent some time the other day playing…

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One Sheath Pattern – Many Looks

Half the fun of sewing is customizing a basic pattern to your own style, so when  PatternReview.com announced a contest for variations on a single pattern I  jumped in.  It…

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