Category Archives: Clothing

The French-Canadian Fur-Trapper Wizard Coat

This is my first attempt at creating a coat out of felted, reconstructed wool sweaters.  It was also one of my first serger creations.  Who but me would go from scarves directly to the challenge of a giant, sweater coat? … Continue reading

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The Sweetheart Sweater

Remember the post about laundry on the line in winter?  This is the sweater I reconstructed for my sweetheart as a Valentine’s Day gift using recycled wool sweaters.  He’s been gifting me wool sweaters whenever he finds them.  He’d given … Continue reading

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How to Kick The Big Stink Out…

…Hang laundry on the line in a February blizzard. Really there is a purpose to clothes on the line in February: I’m on a mission to remove The Big Stink. (If you want to skip the back-story and find out … Continue reading

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Embrace the Dork Side!

You, too, can be the envy of all your friends! Thanks to me, (not really, but let’s pretend) sock monkey hats are a “Thing!” $9 for an Adult Size Sock Monkey Knit Hat with Poly-Fleece Lining in Brown or Gray. … Continue reading

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Fashion IQ

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My closet

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The Masquerade Ball

As we move into the darker, colder seasons I’m able to focus more on indoor art projects.  NMC Dance Club’s Masquerade Ball gave me the perfect opportunity to reawaken my visual-arts chops.  The base of the mask is papier mache … Continue reading

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I see London, I see France: My Journey to Panty Perfection

I see London.  I see France.  I can see Russia from my house.  I’m sorry.  I couldn’t resist the cliché with the political twist…. While Lisa was here on a working vacation in July she, with the help of the … Continue reading

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Blue Convertible Dress Converted to Green

Let’s begin the post with a little disclaimer.  The dress looks great on the dress form, but I think it’s important to see clothing on a real, live, squishy, active human.  I’m not the most photogenic person, especially when I’m … Continue reading

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Hey, Look! New fabric and prewashing tips.

Okay, so I’m busy getting ready for the Big Show. I need to stay focused. Except… I couldn’t wait to take off my nasty polyester work blouse today, and the thought of wearing polyester through another summer was not sounding … Continue reading

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