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Another shift dress

The last two weeks were unbearably hot here in the Czech Republic.  My husband and I were taking our walks at midnight because that was the only time the temperature went down to a merciful 28°C.  Those days we mostly … Continue reading

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Fabulously Floe

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I made a Laurel for my friend Floe as a gift on her birthday which she celebrated in Slovenia with us almost two months ago.  I only had one afternoon to finish it before our flight the next day. The … Continue reading

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I was told by a six-year-old boy at school that I shouldn’t wear black all the time.  “You have black hair so you should wear light colors like yellow, blue or green.  Or pink!  I think you’ll look pretty in … Continue reading

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Laurel and me

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Presenting my second Laurel!  This time I’ve sewn this shift dress in a blue polka dot fabric for a more classic look.  Though I found a way to adjust the bust part by extending the back darts up, the neckline … Continue reading

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Laurel by Colette

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I’ve always loved shift dresses.  They remind me of an era when women were elegantly dressed even when they just had to go for coffee across the street.  Think Audrey Hepburn or Jackie Onassis, two ladies who never seemed to … Continue reading

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