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The dressmaking bug

It seems the dressmaking bug I caught in January is still hanging around – and believe me that’s a good thing! Here’s my latest frock, based on a 1952 wiggle dress pattern… It took quite a bit of resizing the vintage pattern for my narrow back, but I got there in the end!


I've been manipulated, and I like it!

There is a lot of debate about photo manipulation. Some are for, some against, and some are floating voters. I’m in the camp where I like to use digital manipulation to enhance, but not necessarily radically change the nature of the subject. 674 more words

eShakti: Customized Styling {Sponsored Post}

When eShakti approached me and said “Pick a dress and customize it!” I couldn’t go past the Landscape Print Strapless Crepe Dress. Combining two of my passions, photography and fashion, the dress also reminds me of the silver birch trees and landscape surrounding Ellensburg. 384 more words


Mixing My Idioms

There’s an idiom that I often think applies to me when I dress up.  You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear!  I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels this from time to time.   599 more words

Vtg detailed fitted blue linen day dress

Can you guess what year this article was from?