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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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Ruffle skirt for all seasons

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It was a rare sunny day yesterday.  The autumn weather in Prague is like my mood when I’m hormonal – you’ll never know what happens next.  I actually gave up on checking  the forecast because the weatherman seems to be … Continue reading

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DIY: Sleeveless top in five easy steps

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I managed to squeeze making this cute little sleeveless top the other day from the leftover fabric of the summer dress I’ve sewn last year in between exchanging messages with my sister  in the Philippines about our new Facebook page … Continue reading

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Beginner’s project: Summer dress DIY

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Latky Mraz had a huge sale in their Vinohrady outlet  last month.  I bought two different cotton fabrics for two meters each and another two meters of jersey knit real cheap.  I wanted to try making a summer dress for … Continue reading

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DIY: Handmade flower headband/ brooch

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I was looking for an idea  for something that will coordinate the little kids’ “look” for their year-end presentation at school.  They had to wear light green shirts for boys or dresses for girls but I knew the color would … Continue reading

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Patchwork table runner

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This is a good sewing project when you have accumulated quite a lot of leftover fabrics.  I thought about doing this or placemats but the idea of sewing four pieces of placemats to make a set sounded very exhausting. I … Continue reading

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Welcoming spring with a butterfly sleeve blouse

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After almost six months of winter, spring is finally here! The flowers are blooming, the birds are back and the sun is out! The world is suddenly awake and vibrant with colors.  I guess you’ll never understand this gushing over … Continue reading

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Unisex boxer shorts with pockets

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Last Wednesday my husband had parathyroid surgery.  It wasn’t a major operation but the thought of general anesthesia and having his throat slit really scared the living daylights out of me. I was with him at the hospital pre surgery … Continue reading

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DIY: Unisex boxer shorts

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My Fridays are now dedicated to do or learn something useful.  I don’t know why it took me months to come up with this decision.  I have been going to work only four days a week since September so I … Continue reading

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DIY: Bow belt

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Look world, I made a  bow belt! Belts can really transform an outfit.  My problem is it’s so hard to find a 34-size belt here in Prague.  I already spent days looking  but the ones I found were not the … Continue reading

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