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[18 Jan 2011 | 32 Comments | ]
Introducing My Rockin’ Roxy Display Dress Form!

I’m so excited to tell you about my Christmas gift to myself: a new professional dress form! I finally decided to replace my pitiful duct tape form with a fancy professional dress form so I can finally learn how to drape.  Even though it took an entire day to make it, I’ve never used the duct tape form because she lost her shape and couldn’t remain upright without falling over.  After the duct tape drama, I decided that I wanted a form that could be easily adjusted if I gain …

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[23 Jun 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
New Books!: “Sew What! Skirts”  and Simon Henry’s “The Party Dress”

I have been anxiously awaiting the delivery of two sewing books I ordered from Amazon over the weekend. I signed up for text message alerts because the UPS guy is too lazy to ring the doorbell, but I never received it. Luckily, I got impatient and spotted the box on my doorstep.
Sew What! Skirts: 16 Simple Styles You Can Make with Fabulous Fabrics
I’m really surprised that I don’t already own “Sew What! Skirts”. I decided to buy it when I read the Amazon reviews and realized that it teaches basic …