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Sometimes, I Question Her Taste

If you ever watch Project Runway, you’ll hear that quote a lot, “You know, sometimes I question his/her taste level.”  Usually it’s coming from Nina Garcia, who, judging by what she wears on the show, has a fairly classic/timeless sense of style, never anything too outrageous.  In my house, it applies mostly to my almost-7 (going-on-15-who-thinks-she’s-23) …

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S’s Dresses

In the last couple of weeks I’ve finished two dresses for S.  The first was Simplicity 1949, a Project Runway pattern.  The dress had various options for yokes and sleeves and trims. She chose a red cotton fabric with little black paw prints all over.  There wasn’t quite as much fabric on the bolt as the …

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What’s the Opposite of ‘Ode’?

A few weeks ago, I wrote an ‘Ode to a Snow Day.’ I looked up googled the word ode before I wrote it, to make sure I was using it correctly.  I found that it is a poem that is written for an occasion or on a particular subject.  I also found: an ode is …

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No More Fabric

I went to the fabric store yesterday in search of a particular fabric, and only that fabric.  I didn’t find what I was looking for, but I still mangaged to leave with four new patterns (big 99¢ sale!) and four new cuts of fabric.  S was with me, and two of the patterns and two …

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