DYW

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Projects Progress

The Health and Beauty Project went well, and was followed by the Work Project, which was supposed to overlap with the DYW Wardrobe Project. I haven’t made much project on that. I planned the garments and the looks, actually, but […]

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Overdressed

The book Overdressed talks about the fast fashion movement and what it is doing in terms of economics, the environment, and human costs. It’s worth reading for that information. It’s worth changing your ways if you have been drawn into […]

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Sick Day and Fashion Trends

I’m working, but I’m also definitely sick. NyQuil at night and Tylenol in the daytime, working as much as possible, but yesterday after work I lay on the couch under a blanket watching the Great British Baking Show and drinking […]

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Holiday Grand Plan 2020

I went and sang at church this morning — the first time I’ve sung with other people in five months. First physical church service I’ve attended, too. We were in masks, observing social distance, and got our temperatures checked. It […]

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DYW Shopping Time

Now we should shop: our closets, our stashes, and then fabric stores. My fabrics are chosen and stacked, as you can see. My closet holds some gray and burgundy pieces from my 2019 Collection — I made them in my […]

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DYW Mood

I finished clearing out my clothes closet. I put all those favorite clothes that are now way too big for me into a box and will take it to donate next week. But I have not been able to do […]

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DYW: Getting Real

Having seen that Chanel-style skirt suits and blouses with Victorian details are the news for fall fashion, I have now been told by Seamwork to get real. What areas of your life do you want to make clothes for? they […]

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#1D Wardrobe Project

#1 daughter’s youngest baby just turned one, she’s back in an office, and she really needs a new wardrobe. Since the Fall 2020 DYW is coming up, I’m sort of pushing her into creating a capsule. #1 daughter has received […]