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A Dotless Dotty in Voile

This summer I've been living in my silk crepe de chine Style Arc Dotty blouse.  I'm sure it's terrible to admit that I do this, but I've learned that if I stick it in the dryer for a few minutes on the lowest heat setting, then it comes out nice and bouncy and wrinkle free.… Continue reading A Dotless Dotty in Voile

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Pondering Body Shape Flattery

Do you ever pay attention to those little shapes on the back of Vogue patterns that denote which body shapes a pattern will best flatter?  I consider myself to be of the rectangle/tube/athletic/straight/H/column/whatever-you-want-to-call-it-if-you-don't-have-much-of-a-defined-waist shape, and I swear that little rectangle is so hard to find.  And, many of the Vogue patterns I have found that have… Continue reading Pondering Body Shape Flattery