Category Archives: Style

Dressing for the Now

I had a couple of interesting experiences recently. First is the close call I had with the Lady Gray muslin. I’ve decided to make the McCalls instead, but I was mildly disappointed, not with LG, but with myself. I’m glad … Continue reading

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Cancer, Chemo and What I Wore Part 4

Thank you, Charles M. Schulz Stick a fork in me, I’m DONE!!!!!! Yes, today was my fourth and final chemo session. I never thought I would be excited to go to chemo, which tells you how surreal this whole experience … Continue reading

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Work is Progressing on the Dress

I heard back from the Etsy vendor. She’s been having health issues (what the hell is going on these days?) so she’s behind on getting things out. I decided to use another pattern that I have in my stash, Vogue … Continue reading

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I may have to drop back and punt on the fabulous vintage dress. I ordered the pattern over a week ago but there has been no sign of it, and I haven’t been able to get a response from the … Continue reading

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Not Like I Have a Choice

Yesterday I called Emmett to wish him a Happy Easter. On a side note – I think he’s having a big sale at the store this weekend. So if you’re in NoLiTa, stop by his store at 240 Elizabeth Street, … Continue reading

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Rethinking that Decision

I pulled the Tracy Reese pattern out and started analyzing it. I may rethink it now. There are 16 pattern pieces for the main dress. That’s not a problem in itself, but after looking at them, I’m afraid the floral … Continue reading

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What Next, What Next?

Now, of course, I start to stress about what to wear to the final chemo session in 3 weeks. Whatever it is, I want it to be springy and I want to wear it with my pink wig. I have … Continue reading

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Cancer, Chemo and What I Wore Part 3

Three of Four!!! I only have one session left. So today, I decided to once again go in full warpaint and body armor. Today’s dress is from my BFAM Emmett. I wore his “Farrah” dress, fishnets and my Stuart Weitzman … Continue reading

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This Week’s Color is…..

Long red! Larry says I look like I should have a couple of stakes in my hand and go vampire huntin’. Now the debate is which to wear Thursday – blonde or long red? On a totally different subject, last … Continue reading

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I got my Weekend Wig today! There’s something about pink bobbed wigs that I have always loved. Now I have a reason to have one, so I jumped on it! I got this from NAYY, I’m just really happy … Continue reading

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