Monthly Archives: September 2015

Pattern placement is not easy! Burdastyle 10/2014 #105

This fabulous printed stretch fabric seduced me in New York City. I knew it would make a great knit dress. And how much fun is that print?! It has girders, cityscapes, buildings, bright flowers, sunset-water reflections, and flowering cherries. But … Continue reading

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BurdaStyle 10/2012 #128 midi length fail.

Gorgeous isn’t it? Let’s see how it translates. Not so gorgeous. To be fair, both the skirt and sleeve hems are unfinished, but it was dowdesville, costume-y, and there was no way I was going to wear it. Shorter looked … Continue reading

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Other NYC attractions. And Boston too

I know. What else would be as good as the Garment District? But there are some other places that are mildly interesting. Such as: Times Square Fabulous for people watching. And for reduced tickets to Broadway shows We had a … Continue reading

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Visiting New York’s Garment District

How has your July and August been? I have had a great winter. I escaped twice to the northern hemisphere. Two lots of almost two week blocks of summer. (I know. I am very lucky). You’ve already heard about the … Continue reading

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