Its True. I Actually Wear What I Make (Micro Post)

222 words You are reading these words on WordPress, the blogging platform I use.  WordPress is like the Disneyland of the blogging world – the experts are “Happiness Engineers”. The HEs just advised their WordPress users to consider creating “micro” content (under 1000 words) as an option because it might hold the readers’ interest better… Read More Its True. I Actually Wear What I Make (Micro Post)

Pre-made Collection of Elastic Waistbands. NOWEK (No One Will Ever Know) Idea.

Hi friends! This is going to be a quick tip, or trick or whatever you want to call it.  I call it a NOWEK (see title) idea.  It can be in the sustainability category, a quick sew category, or both.  Go here for another NOWEK idea  ….. Here goes:  While making a pair of loosey… Read More Pre-made Collection of Elastic Waistbands. NOWEK (No One Will Ever Know) Idea.

Gucci Shell Gown- How is it Made? I’m Asking…

(An online search for “Yara Shahidi’s Gucci Gown” yielded some of these images.) The photo of actress Yara Shahidi (of the TV show “black-ish”) caught my attention on a magazine page (InStyle).  She is a knockout and pulling off the attention grabbing Gucci gown beautifully.  It’s age appropriate for her tender years, and extremely tasteful.… Read More Gucci Shell Gown- How is it Made? I’m Asking…

Science of Sewn Embellishments: “Creating Couture Embellishment”, the Book

There have been countless books written on the art of embellishing a cloth surface or adding interest with “in-cloth” fabric manipulation.  I own a few, plus a few more stored on another shelf, and recently became the proud owner of Ellen Miller’s text-book size tome “Creating Couture Embellishment”.   The sheer size of the book distinguishes… Read More Science of Sewn Embellishments: “Creating Couture Embellishment”, the Book