I had some extra fabric from my Milly Pulitzer top. There wasn’t enough to make a garment, but there was a perfect amount for a scarf. So I cut a square, using the measurements from my Hermes scarf (a gift from my husband when we found out that I needed chemotherapy). I hand hemmed it. … Continue reading Between Projects – a Scarf!
Mandy B! I’m not a fan of WIWT posts, but I’ll make an exception this once. I’m wearing the dress that started it all. Shoes: Giuseppe Zanotti. You can see their first appearance In This Post Thanks to all again. Remember, the sale goes until 11:00 PM Monday, so there’s still lots of time to … Continue reading And the Winner Is…
Larry and I got married! We were the second in our peer group to take the plunge. In 20-20 hindsight, it was a hoot. The priest had a beard; the rabbi was clean shaven. The mothers-in-law were sniping at each other. The bridesmaids were getting stoned in the limo and making book on how long … Continue reading 26 Years Ago Today
I was never sick, I just had cancer.
Wherein Ann attempts to avoid the Reeses Peanut Butter Cups.
Found the picture, thanks to Katia and absolutely NO thanks to Burda Pattern Description: This pattern is for a double-layer top. The under layer is offset about 45° at the sides, creating a cool bubble effect. Sizing: 34-44. I used a 40, though next time I’ll go down to a 38 and do a FBA. … Continue reading Pattern Review – Burda 08-2010 112 Top
Yesterday was my last radiation session, hopefully forever. Woooooo Hooo!!!!!! I have been breaking into the Snoopy dance all day long. Here’s a video that shows exactly how I feel. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUQX2B67KL4&hl=en_US&fs=1&] Now life gets back to normal, or some semblance thereof. Of course, “normal” gets a severe redefinition once you have been diagnosed with, and … Continue reading Revised Normal
I am between projects right now. Susan Khalje is coming to town to teach her Couture Sewing Class next week at my studio, so I think I’ll revive the skirt to go with my bustier and try to work on that while she’s here. Of course, I also have to continue to work and go … Continue reading Two of My Favorite Posts
It’s been a long, bad week. It started with DH’s car dying and it didn’t get any better from there. One of our family’s dear friends died yesterday after a long battle with cancer. Vale, Barry. You will be sorely missed. Another friend’s daughter was just diagnosed with osteosarcoma at age 9. I started radiation, … Continue reading Pattern Review – BWOF 05-2010 121A Larry Bird Shorts
Image: Zorger.com This morning’s Wall Street Journal has an Op Ed piece entitled “Is Internet Civility an Oxymoron?”. My apologies in advance – the website requires you have an account to read the entire piece. But it’s worth picking up a copy or reading it at the library. There is something going on recently on … Continue reading A Timely Editorial