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The 'Don't Take Any Wooden Nickels' Collar

I made this collar because I wanted to say something about the need women have to look out for themselves, because despite Equal Pay acts they are often paid less than men doing equal work of equal value.   404 more words


Chocolate Memories

“Chocolate Memories” is another example of the blocks used in the Embellishment Sampler. Each of the nine blocks use a batik square zig zag stitched to  a piece of felt. 144 more words


The 'Little Me?' Collar

This collar in my War Collar Series is examining the popular feminine tactile that comes from believing that if you are sweet and demure enough the warrior men will protect you.   133 more words


Completely Kate Spade

Now, I am not by any means Brad Goretsky, but gawking at t Kate Spade New York website about twice a has inspired the to take a crack at styling a few of their pieces… 154 more words

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The Buffer Collar

This collar started life as a plain velvet base like this one:

The idea behind this one is to provide a collar to protect the vulnerable throat, which I have written about in previous blogs.   250 more words

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The Athena Collar

For some reason, the photographs on the blog are getter worse.  I still can’t find my proper close-up camera for the details, and I like to use my camera phone so that the pictures will load quickly when you read the blog, but I seem to be losing my touch with the shots.   518 more words

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