Blue Stripes and Grainline Archer

Dreary cold weather last week had me dreaming of spring and summer.  This beautiful Blue and White Stripe silk/voile was just the thing to lift…

Pattern Review: Bellini and Navy/White Polka Dot Silk

I rocked this pattern!  I need like 27 more of these! OK, I must give a lot of the love credit to the fabric which…

Timeless Pairings in Black and White

Can you tell it was a very windy day? I love color as much as the next guy but I keep a fair amount of…

Getting Through the Work Week:  The Peplum Top Even though I work largely out of my home, there are times when I need clothes for…

FINALLY, SOMETHING THAT FITS This year has been a major turning point for me.For the first time in my life, I could no longer fit…

Eileen’s Pattern Review:  Burda 04/2012/139A (Plus Sizes) or Burda 01/2013/123A (Regular Sizes) Description: MISSES’ TOP:  Very loose-fitting top with a cowl neckline.  Pattern Sizing: I…

Eileen’s Pattern Review  Vogue 1274 Photo Credit Ann of Youtique Bridal Dupioni-Rose Beige Silk Description: MISSES’ TOP:  Very loose-fitting top has collar, low armholes, asymmetrical…