Plaid, Suede and Faux Fur

Plaid, Suede and Faux Fur

Back in August I had a hankering for a brown plaid wool shawl. Probably reading far too much of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series, but I also just wanted a good piece of wool. Hunting in the usual places  (Vogue Fabrics, Mood Fabrics and Joann's) left me empty handed. Finally I went to my favorite haunt. [...]

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According To The Dress Doctors…….A Book Review With Fashion

According To The Dress Doctors…….A Book Review With Fashion

  In 1913, the secretary of agriculture, worried about declining farm population, sent a survey to American farm-women asking what the US Dept of Agriculture might do for them to make rural life more "comfortable, healthful, and attractive." The department was pretty surprised by the responses. From Tennessee, a lady wrote that a girl would [...]