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Tailoring, Old School

Squeee!  Can hardly wait to see this… http://menoftheclothfilm.com/ May this art never be lost! By the way, this film has a Facebook page you can like here: https://www.facebook.com/MenOfTheClothFilm And in case you were wondering about the terminology used: http://www.thehogtownrake.com/?p=984  

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Cinderella, the Sasenach, and Other Fantasies

Who doesn’t love a ball and a wedding?  Especially fantasy ones… http://tinyurl.com/k8cmvkt Cinderella’s ball gown caught my eye on the billboards, and I’m dying to see the movie.  I was also dying to see the gown’s construction.  It’s interesting that … Continue reading

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From Winter Blues into Rainbows of Ornament

    I am one of those people who hates the drear of winter time.  It’s a time of year when everything seems muted, gray, dingy, and brown.  I feel muffled and dulled by so many coats and scarves and … Continue reading

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