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Library of Dressmaking from the Interwar Period Part 4

This month I’m delving into the chapter entitled “Upkeep of Clothing” in the Women’s Institute library of dressmaking volume. I’m now quite used to the judgemental tone of this book. 936 more words


Clothing Care Tips: Protect Your Investment


Elegant Clothing Can Last for Decades If You Care for It Properly

My silk Sulka dressing gown was purchased on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue at their shop in the 1980s. 446 more words

Elegant Living On A Shoestring

I Am So Steamed

I promise. I’m not about to rant about politics, weather, humanity or anything at all.

At most any time, you can find me seated in front of the steamer, carefully working on clothing before they go out on the floor. 232 more words

ReFresh Boutique

Friendship . . .

is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .” – 322 more words

Men's Fashion

Double Duty for your Flat Iron!

Hope you’re enjoying your weekend and staying cool on this Steamy Saturday! Just a quick tip for you today. If you have a blouse with lots of buttons, you know how hard is to iron in between them. 93 more words

how to: avoid ironing at all costs and other fun laundry tips

Taking care of your wardrobe helps it to last longer and increases its functionality, essential elements of practicing sustainable consumerism. My clients often ask for advice on how to care for their clothing, so I thought I’d share how I care for my clothes here. 1,313 more words

Storing Winter Clothing Over the Summer Months

Hi All — I published this last year, but wanted to repost because I know many of you are starting to put away your winter gear for the summer.   885 more words