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Thoughts on Butterick B6680 Dress

Thoughts on Butterick B6680 Dress
A pretty dress for not-so-pretty times.

Thoughts on Style Arc's Richie Knit Tunic Dress

Thoughts on Style Arc's Richie Knit Tunic Dress
We had a fleeting moment of spring last weekend here in Boston, before the cold weather came roaring back on the winds (literally) from Canada. Bu...

Thoughts on Style Arc's Thea Paper Bag Pant

Thoughts on Style Arc's Thea Paper Bag Pant
Linen pants are my go-to for summer. These ones are a great version!

DIY Face Mask for Uncertain Times

DIY Face Mask for Uncertain Times
Strange days call for strange creations...

Thoughts on Simplicity 8056, And Deep Stash IG Challenge

Thoughts on Simplicity 8056, And Deep Stash IG Challenge
New trousers for spring, and a chance to win a Pantone Color Deck!

Life During... Wartime?

Life During... Wartime?
My experiences in Manhattan before the Covid-19 crackdown hit. Was it really only 10 days ago?

In the Trenches - Trench Coat Pattern/Fabric Options

In the Trenches - Trench Coat Pattern/Fabric Options
Pattern and fabric recommendations for personalizing and transforming that most classic of all-season coats.

Thoughts on McCalls M8037 Dress

Thoughts on McCalls M8037 Dress
One of McCalls' spring 2020 patterns.

This Sunday - Mendel Goldberg Private Sale at Gorgeous Fabrics!

This Sunday - Mendel Goldberg Private Sale at Gorgeous Fabrics!
If you're in the New England AreaPlease join us this Sunday, March 1, 2020From 1 PM to 6 PMFor a very special private sale! Alice Goldberg, ow...

Thoughts on Sewing Life Issue #1 Trench Coat

Thoughts on Sewing Life Issue #1 Trench Coat
I made myself a fabulous evening trench coat!

Tips for Working with Sequins

Tips for Working with Sequins
Tis the season! This year, it seems like sequins are everywhere. I don’t work too often with sequined fabrics; my lifestyle doesn’t call for them w...