Kansas City’s Women’s Equality Week-3 Events-3 Looks

Kansas City’s Women’s Equality Week-3 Events-3 Looks

Women’s Equality Day was August 26th. This day commemorates American women finally having the right to vote. Most cities have activities limited to just the one day, but Kansas City devotes an entire week to women's equality. I attended three events: the Sunday opening reception held at the American Jazz Museum, Building Coalitions Through Courageous [...]

The Kampala: A Well Connected Bag

The Kampala: A Well Connected Bag

A bag can be utilitarian, a status symbol, the “it” item of the year, a work of art, a connection to someone or the past....I am sure I'm leaving something out. And of course, bags are just things. They do not live, breathe or have a heart and soul. But some bags can connect us [...]

My Sew Sew Life-Something New in Bamboo + Cydney Ross

My Sew Sew Life-Something New in Bamboo + Cydney Ross

I had trouble coming up with an opening for this post. That doesn’t surprise since, until recently, I had a creative block on what to do with this gorgeous piece of bamboo fabric. For over six years, this fabric was in my stash. When I first saw this coral woven bamboo at a Sew Expo, [...]

My Sew Sew Life-The Timeless Flattering Draped Neckline/Simplicity 1716

My Sew Sew Life-The Timeless Flattering Draped Neckline/Simplicity 1716

One of my favorite neckline styles has always been draped. Draped necklines can take on so many different vibes, from casual, romantic, classic day wear, and just down right sexy. The irony is that I’ve never worn one. Two weeks ago, I fixed that problem and made a draped top for myself. Finally, I got one of [...]

40/60=100% Focus on Style

40/60=100% Focus on Style

Just a reminder: April 7th, will be the first 2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup! You may wonder what the title means. Well, my oldest daughter, Michelle, is in her early 40's, and I am in my mid 60's. We thought it was cool that our decades added up to 100 and so... a new series [...]

My Sew Sew Life-From Art To Fashion

My Sew Sew Life-From Art To Fashion

Persistence, tenaciousness, and just being plain stubborn are handy traits for creatives whose passion is to share their art with the world.  ArtsKC  gives this areas artists and art focused endeavors a very big helping hand with this. ArtsKC is the regional art council for the greater Kansas City area and through programming, advocacy, grants and leadership strives to [...]