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Fiber fashion fun

Hacked Chanel-Style Designer Purse

Swatches Become a Hacked Chanel-Style Designer Purse It started out as an order of fabric swatches from Linton Tweeds; Linton has been associated with the House of Chanel since the 1920s.  Why I needed samples when the real deal has … Continue reading

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The Asymmetrical Knit Top

  The Asymmetrical Knit Top The asymmetric top has one sleeve shorter than the other, has a nice waistline drape to disguise (ahem) tummy bulge, and provides  interesting options for graphic and striped fabrics. Have been intrigued by the asymmetrical … Continue reading

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Sewing with Tulle Adventure

Sewing with Tulle Adventure I recently needed a gift–a quick, and dirty gift, an inexpensive gift.                         Providence happily provided  inspiration for a full-length tulle skirt, via a Dior ad in Vogue magazine.  A quick Google revealed RTW designer prices in … Continue reading

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That Elusive Fabric

How to Waste a Morning Every morning, as I open ‘You’ve got Mail’, I set a limit of 30 minutes; two hours later…yep, how many of you find yourself here? Today’s quest was for That Elusive Fabric on the Pinterest … Continue reading

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