Practical Fashion

Well, it has finally happened! The pandemic has pushed the fast-paced fashion industry into reality. The often over the top trends (I never understood open-toed…

Purse Pocket

One of my favorite things in fashion is taking a classic silhouette and adding a special detail!  Samina’s new top is a great example of…

Wardrobe Planning with Ann: Crossover Halter and Maxi Skirt

As our lifestyles continue to shift, there is no reason to stop celebrating special moments and dressing for them!  A huge achievement in Ann’s family…

Burda Style 8/2020

Burda Style 8/2020 This issue is sold out! All Styles at a Glance Line Drawings Notice the neckline detail-the tie comes through an opening in…

Staycation Sewing

The Pandemic has caused many of us to change our vacation plans into mini staycations.   But that doesn’t mean we can’t find ways to relax…

Burda Style 7/2020

This issue is sold out! Fabric images are clickable All Styles at a Glance Line Drawings Fluttery dress for summer!  Add a belt to create…

Wardrobe Planning with Ann: The Shirred Blouse

Remember shirring?  Shirring was very popular in the 70s.  I noticed this detail on the fashion radar in spring 2018 as a microtrend.  It has…