Category Archives: Ready to Wear Fast

Invitation!

  That’s right, dear readers! It’s time for me to fast from Ready-to-Wear again, and I’ve got a wedding coming up this year! Hope you’ll join me in the festivities of sewing during 2014. You’ve got a whole month to … Continue reading

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DKNY – RTW – MIF

It’s not that there is anything ‘wrong’ with my DKNY dress purchased four years ago,  but if I was shopping today I doubt I would buy it. Notice the long arms, below the knee hem and extra ease in the … Continue reading

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A Movement?

I am thrilled, elated and joyous that the RTW Fast is catching on. Could  become a movement? In late September I was informed by a reader that the day after I completed my RTW Fast, a sew-a-long inspired by my … Continue reading

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Odds & Ends – Plus a New Top!

While I wait for my Mood Fabrics to publish my first garment-of-the-year post, I believe it’s a good time to clarify a misconception among some readers. I have recently received several comments from readers who believe I have continued my RTW … 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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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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Lucky 13

Maybe it’s just my love of Halloween surfacing, but I often believe the number 13 gets a bad rap. Today I added the 13th committed person to the RTW Fasters’ page and decided it was time for an update.  These … Continue reading

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