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Project MyWay

alt text Project MyWay #30–Silk Shantung Evening Gown

Hi! I’m back. Sorry for the extended hiatus, these have been difficult times as we lost our dear Mamacita (Oma) a couple of weeks ago. In the meantime some sewing has been going on, the biggest... 

alt text Project MyWay #29–Silk Wrap Top

I made this top to wear to a piano concert at an outdoor pavilion. I wanted to look nice, but not over the top because it was outside. I wore this top with very dark wash jeans, high heeled sandals and... 

alt text Project MyWay #28–Last Summer Dress

I made this dress to go with my DKNY cozy–that’s what I love about sewing, you can make a garment to wear with anything in your wardrobe. I love my cozy, it’s the perfect color and weight... 

alt text Project MyWay #27–Lavender Silk Top

I generally don’t like loose fitting tops, they remind me too much of the maternity tops I wore during 3 pregnancies. This top however, is not too floaty and because it’s fitted under the bust... 

alt text Project MyWay #26–Another Orange Dress

This orange dress was made with some of the salwar kameez fabric I brought back from India…we’ll have to plan another trip, I’m using my Indian fabric up fast! I used Style 1012 which,... 

Design Inspiration

Default Thumbnail Fall Wardrobe ‘09–Part 2

I love this outfit I put together for What to Wear Over 40…  Read More →

Default Thumbnail Fall Wardrobe ‘09–Part 1

Many of you have visited my new blog, What to Wear Over 40. One of the reasons Istarted composing outfits for over 40s is because I searched the web for wardrobe ideas for myself and all I found... 

alt text Suiting Picks for Fall ‘09

At this time of the year number one on my fall wardrobe list is a great suit; it becomes the backbone of my wardrobe. Luckily, nice looking suits can be had at any price point, but this is where it pays... 

alt text Spring Wardrobe ‘09–Part 3

Coats, sweaters, tops and pants–that’s what you need for springtime in Chicago. Here it is, almost Easter and the temperatures are hovering around the freezing point. And we have 6 weeks more to... 

alt text Jeans, Jeans Everywhere

  Home again; home again…I’m so glad that trip is behind me. All went exceptionally well and I’m on the fast track to recovery.   In India, I had visions of spring fashions in my head and I’m... 

Bemusements

Project Runway Episode 1

I’d love to share my thoughts on the first episode of the new Project Runway season, but I fell asleep within the first half... 

August 22, 2009 | Read the story »

Salon Consultants that Make the Cut, from The Wall Street Journal

I think this is a great idea! Get a consultation before you get the haircut.  Read More →

June 22, 2009 | Read the story »

Hooray! Project Runway’s Coming Back!

The Wall Street Journal reports that Harvey Weinstein finally duked it out with NBC and will be moving Project Runway to Lifetime this... 

April 7, 2009 | Read the story »

Poor Michelle, Suffering from Kid-in-a-Candy-Store-itis

Oscar de la Renta at Style.com I have three words for Michelle Obama, “elegant, understated fashion”. She simply... 

April 6, 2009 | Read the story »

How to Dress 10 Pounds Thinner from Glamour

I don’t read Glamour often; occasionally I’ll leaf through my daughter’s issues and I find it to be geared to 20-30 year olds.... 

January 13, 2009 | Read the story »

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