Saturday Musings: Changes

Do you ever look at your blog? I admit it: I rarely do. I check long enough to see that the newest post has gone public, and then go about my way. Earlier this week, I was inspired to look over my work … and I was kind of bored. Something is missing — but […]

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Read Between the Stripes

Stripes and a mini skirt -- breaking the fashion rules on Making the Flame! Body positive sewing & style.

Here’s another debut for ya! I wore this outfit the day before I found out about getting my current job, but what makes it special is that the CEO of my temp agency stopped by and snapped a photo of me in it. It’s nice to have standard employment, but I must say — I […]

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Salme Sewing Patterns

I love the internet! In the past two weeks I’ve found not one, not two, but threeeeeeeee new-to-me, independent pattern companies. Exciting!   Today’s find is Salme Sewing Patterns, based out of London. The designer, Elisa, is a (former? current?) architect, according to her Blogger profile, which explains the clean but not boring lines of […]

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The Right Foot, Baby

Last week Monday I started a new assignment, working around $100,000 cars in a neighborhood covered in trash and puke (why yes, I *am* bragging about my hometown). I wanted to dress to impress on my first day, really knock’em dead, but as so often happens my grand plans crumbled into a passable lesser option, […]

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