Hit by the Wedding Bug…

There’s been an awful lot of wedding talk in my family recently, what with my twin sister getting married and all.  Her wedding is shaping up to be an absolutely stunning barn/ranch in San Lois Obisbo, shabby chic, totally her affair with about 150 guests.  And her dress?  Don’t get me started, it’s unbelievable!  Gorgeous … Continue reading

The Underlining Issue

I went to bed last night super happy that I had finished cutting out the grey jacket and lining fabric.  It was all: “Great!  Tomorrow I’ll just snip out the fusible interfacing and get the ball rolling – easy peasy!” Nope. Woke up this morning wrote a few pages in my thesis, and then took … Continue reading

Legend of the Grey Suit

If there is one thing I despise in the world, it’s suit shopping.  Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE a beautiful suit!  But…beautiful suits don’t love: a) my hourglass shape b) my wallet (yikes!) c) my non-frumpy slightly fashion forward young self. So what’s a girl to do? SEW! I picked up this Vogue pattern … Continue reading