I had the pleasure of visiting Palm Springs several weeks ago, stealing a week away from my crazy schedule to try and re-charge and rest a bit. It was well worth it!
I love consignment/thrift shops. I love the thrill of the hunt. I love that I can continue my wonderful habit of wearing something different almost all the time, without breaking the bank. It’s
I worked very hard this summer. I had two large project competitions going at the same time. Once the dust settled and they were submitted we then had to wait to hear….hear if
As a young child, I recall the excitement of getting Grandma’s parcel in December. Usually a couple weeks before Christmas, a big box would arrive at the house. Inside were home-sewn flannelette nightgowns
I’m back. It’s been a long time since I’ve posted…I think there has only been one blog post this summer. Not what I had planned. Friends and colleagues had commented earlier in the year:
This is a wonderful summer dress from Maiwa Handprints, located on Granville Island, here in Vancouver. Maiwa started as a fabric art supply store, but branched out into clothing, accessories and home décor
I grew up in a small town….but that didn’t stop me from wearing Vogue Paris Original designs to my school dances…because I could sew. In the 1970’s, most young ladies and women sewed;
Until Further Notice: Celebrate Everything I read this line on the memorial plaque on a bench in a lakeside park, visiting my Dad last summer. Good advice, really. I’m all for celebrating everything.
Had the pleasure of catching a fabulous exhibit at the Museum of Vancouver the other weekend. It was called “From Rationing to Ravishing” and exhibited women’s fashions from the 1930’s onward, through war