Kavala, Greece. I was over at crab&bee´s lovely blog today and read a great review of the book No more dirty looks by Siobhan O’Connor and Alexandra Spunt. Not only was the review great (I instantly added the book to my wishlist, as well as it is a great present for an upcoming birthday), it…

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My blue fabric is still uncut, and I am being very indecisive about it all. The thing is, it has such a wonderful sheen, and a plain pencil skirt wouldn´t do that much justice. I´m thinking that some pleats or tucks would help to enhance that quality. Ahhh! The choices! Some ideas for summer clothing. A part…

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Thank you all for your lovely and supportive comments on my last post. Man, you are a dress loving bunch (as if we hadn´t established that before…:-)). Anyways. I still haven´t decided, but I am giving you, and myself some arguments in favor of  a pencil skirt. I give you 16 reasons for making a pencil skirt: These…

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My perfect fabric… I have this cotton sateen fabric in the most perfect blue color. When I was in New York, I spent something like 3 hours at Mood Fabrics. I just soaked in all of the colors, prints, notions – everything. I bought some yardage (actually meterage- they easily helped me convert from meter…

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So, Me Made March 2011 has come to an end. Now, that was fast. I know I commented somewhere around day 20 that I thought March was long, but now I´m more like, where did the month go? But, what did we learn this time around? I learned the following: I love the concept of…

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Just a quick little note about my Stash Bustin´Challenge. I went to the fabric store to pick up some thread and interfacing, and they (those evil temptresses) had a sale. And they had this beautiful fabric for sale, called Nautical from Holland Art. And I just could hold myself. I just couldn´t resist the cute print.…

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Remember this post? Where I tell you all about what I want to do this year, and talking about joining the Sewing Through the Decades challenge that Sarah and Debi have put together. And then you heard nothing about it until I randomly threw newly made items into that category. Well, that´s basically how I´m approaching this…

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Less than a week a go, my darling came home from a two months long trip abroad. I did go visit him in February, but it´s so nice to have him back! My mission this year is to make him the perfect shirt. He was supposed to get a nice white dress shirt for Christmas…

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A friend of mine and I were discussing the topic of choices, while we were out walking. For once the sun was out, and it was a perfect time to get some fresh air and meet some good friends. Needless to say, in most places of the world, freedom is viewed upon as a great…

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