Reviewing a dress…New Look 6115

November 17, 2012

When my latest granddaughter was born, and her parents wisely chose the iconic Audrey as her name, I went on the hunt for a “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” type dress for her 16th birthday. ( I like to plan ahead!) The  only comment from my daughter was “why wait till then?” and a new hunt was […]

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The Story of a Girl

November 6, 2012

This is the story of a girl.  A woman.  Okay, a middle aged woman (now how did THAT happen?).. She started off life with juggling a couple of balls. School..Love life..married life  It all seemed pretty easy so she added more.. children..work..volunteer work.. Juggling was going well.  A few near misses at times, and some […]

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The power of Powerpoint – a revisit

April 28, 2012

This is a blog post I did way back in 2009.  After experiencing my blog meltdown, the photo links to it have disappeared.  Since the information is still relevant, and I still get asked the question, I thought it warranted a re-do.  A make-over. A refashioning!  Sewingwise I have been a machine- or at least […]

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Colour Blocked Dress

February 3, 2012

Betcha didn’t think that I have been sewing for myself did you?  Well I have! While I have Burda sewing magazines from way back to the 80′s, (and Knip Mode from the 60′s!) I admit that lately Burda has been a big yawn for me.  I let my subscription drop about 2 years ago as […]

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