Tag Archives: Mary Jo’s Cloth Store

Kate Spade/Simplicity 7715

You may already know how much I love Kate Spade clothes although I don’t own a single Kate Spade garment.  One of the dresses I’ve admired over the years is the Aubrey Wrap Dress, which Kate Spade introduces in new fabrics … Continue reading

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Style Arc Abby Cardi

I’m wearing the versatile Abby Cardi by Style Arc, a pattern which I received free during a company promotional. The WORTH cashmere sweater pictured below has been one of my wardrobe staples for nearly four years and served as the inspiration … Continue reading

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Do I  ever feel better! I wasn’t willing to go through the weekend agitated by my setback and got back to work,  but first things first. When I turned on my computer yesterday morning I knew immediately that  a positive … Continue reading

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In the MOOD

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I’m envious of anyone who finds time to sew clothes in December! I’ve not sewn since early December – but I’ve not bought a single item of clothing either. However, this week  I had the good fortune to take a quick … Continue reading

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Tis the Season to Wear Red

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Ah… D e c e m b e r !  If you’re a woman it’s stressful –  period. So busy was I making the evening gown last month, that I gave zero thought to holiday apparel. Hoping to find time … Continue reading

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                                            I’ve was so busy assembling the 24 pieces of this skirt that I barely had time to glance at the Kate … Continue reading

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Hmmmm…….. I’m feeling divided. My goal is to make clothes and not buy clothes for one year. Through my self imposed challenge which will save me lots and lots of money, improve my sewing skills and give me a new … Continue reading

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