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To Cut or Not To Cut

To Cut or Not To Cut

To cut or not to cut? Cut all these clothes I have?  These days I am not so hesitant to cut into more expensive designer garments.  Although I still say I would not cut up a Chanel suit. I have only seen a Chanel suit once in a friend's closet. She was...

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Fashion and Climate Change

Fashion and Climate Change

Combatting “Greenwashing” with Transparency Fashion and Climate change couldn’t be a more timely subject. Click on the letters below to see the presentation I gave for Sustainable Living. Many of the links in this piece are available on the slideshow. -Slide show for...

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More Pressing Matters

More Pressing Matters

It has been over a year since I moved out of the living room into the new studio. Although we didn’t get a chance to have a big opening party in the new digs. Honestly too, at first, it was such a mess to move and there was so much to do last Fall that I thought the...

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Each Piece Deserves a Story

Each Piece Deserves a Story

I’m constantly thrown into my past, thinking about the foundation of Salad Bowl Dress, and building a business while parenting. I have three kids, now all young adults who still need help and parenting, but when I was starting my business again they were all little...

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Why Write a Blog?

Why Write a Blog?

Why Write a Blog? Of course, I had to make money the artist/mom way all these years, not the business way.  I made one-off goods to sell. Many customers became my friends and owned multiple garments, then COVID hit.  This year may have been my biggest year yet. I...

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