Monthly Archives: December 2012

Hits – Misses – Reflections – Inspirations – Goals

2012 was a great year full of new adventures for me which included more sewing than I thought I was capable of. I know by now that even our mistakes are worthwhile, although it’s the successes  I like to celebrate. … Continue reading

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Vogue 8742

Whew! (click Like if you feel the same way)  On the First Day of Christmas my true love gave to me……. On the Third Day of Christmas I found myself alone, ;) Which meant by the Fourth Day of Christmas I … Continue reading

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December to Remember

Snazzy Sew ‘n’ Sew got her Sewing Mojo back. Cissie continues to inspire us all and Jilly’s hand has healed. As for the title of my post – I got that from Barbara Dean; her words not mine. The RTW … Continue reading

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Razook’s Remake

“Smile Granny!” joked my husband. This is all I need to look twenty years older – a matronly dress and no makeup. Ta-da! My mother recently gave me her latest thrift store find, suggesting I might want to do a … Continue reading

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Elizabeth McKay Inspired – Vogue 1323

  I spent the first weekend of December in New York and was exhilarated by the Christmas sights and festivities throughout the city. I spent the second weekend of December visiting my parents in Southern Pines, NC thoroughly charmed by … Continue reading

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Thanks, Cherry Pix !

While waiting for my latest garment post to be published by Mood, I received a lovely surprise! The very clever and always witty Cherry Pix nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blog/One Lovely Blogger award!  Many thanks Cherry Pix!    … Continue reading

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Holiday Fasting

A funny thing happens when sewers quit buying clothes…… they become very clothes conscious. At least that is what’s going on with the RTW Fasters, and it certainly happened with me. I became obsessed with all things clothes. I recently … Continue reading

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