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Magazine of the Week

Hi, everybody! This week’s magazine is an oldie but a goodie! Before Amy Shumer, Tina Fey,  or Margaret Cho, before Bust, and “Sex and the City”, there was Helen Gurley Brown, who was single and loved it.  She wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Needles found: One Last Corset Book…

But wait!  There’s one more! A few weeks ago, Denise and I posted a “Needles in the Stacks” which reviewed the library’s books about making corsets.  When I combed StyleCat, there was one more book that looked like it belonged … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

Hi, all! This week’s Magazine of the Week is really a pattern catalog: Marfy is a pre-drawn clothing patterns company.  Think Vogue or Burda.  The company was established in 1966, and specializes in high-style womenswear.  It also claims to be … Continue reading

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