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Simplicity 1284 review

For a long time, I didn’t think very highly of 60s fashion. Maybe it’s because our idea of the 60s is mainly focused on the hippie movement, which has never much appealed to me because I prefer clothes that are neat and well-fitting, but somewhere down the line I finally realized that the hippies were, well, … 520 more words

60s Clothing

Things I learned today

Things I learned today, while sorting through my Granny’s thread stash:

  • I love knolling (although technically this wasn’t knolling, as I wasn’t arranging everything at 90 degree angles..but they were round things, so some leeway would apply, yes?)
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Trials, Tribulations & Escapades (mostly Funny)

Shirt Dress Love: McCall's 7351

If I had to choose only one garment to take with me to a desert island it would probably be a shirt dress, because they just make me happy. 417 more words

Finding this lovely robin’s egg the weekend of our daughter’s graduation made me smile – both aren’t quite ready to leave the nest just yet. We felt sorry for the egg, but we couldn’t find the nest. 13 more words


It’s been a busy few months.

I finally finished my first skirt (and wore it out to dinner!!). It looks fabulous!! (if you don’t look too closely). 221 more words


Me Made May week 4

Wow, the last gour weeks have flown by! It’s just a quick summary as there are lots of repeats from previous weeks. Next time I’ll share my capsule wardrobe for a camping trip. 122 more words