Category Archives: sewing

Say YES to the Dress #2 ~ Under Pinnings and Basic Shape

And the winner is: Opalescent Taffeta! The linen was strong early in the voting, but then the taffeta squeaked through. Actually, I am just as happy NOT have to sacrifice these beautifully made curtains to my sewing scissors. They are … Continue reading

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Say”Yes” to the Dress! #2

Forget the cake on Bastille Day! Instead, pick up a copy of Mad for the Marquess! Or better yet, have your cake and read the book too! Now, for:  Say “Yes” to the Dress (#2)! No more hand-stitching! The sewing … Continue reading

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My new Book, Mad for the Marquess!

I’m B-a-a-a-a-ck! I am excited to announce Mad for the Marquess, my new historical romance is coming out JULY 14th! Meet my Marquess~   James Drake, Marquess of Devlin, had everything—until he was found covered in blood, standing over a … Continue reading

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Mad for the Marquess!

My new manuscript, Mad for the Marquess is in the works and will be out in late Winter, early Spring!  In celebration I am putting The Dressmaker’s Duke on sale for 99 cents! (Hey, your coffee at Starbucks will cost over … Continue reading

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Meh to Marvelous!

Welcome to September’s I’m calling this Meh to Marvelous! But first things first! I promised you photos of my flower girl “tablecloth” dress in action! Here are Anna Claire and Leah in their frocks~       You’ll notice a … Continue reading

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Linen Table Cloth to Flower Girl Froth

 August’s I am calling Linen Table Cloth to Flower Girl Froth. My youngest nephew is getting married at the end of this month. One of his sisters has two little girls, Anna Claire and Leah. They  will be flower girls. (pretty cute, huh?)I … Continue reading

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T-Shirt to “SQUEE”-Shirt

Welcome to July’s I’m calling it T-Shirt to Squee-Shirt This month I wanted to try something that would be very accessible for my readers. After all everyone has a old T-shirt and everyone has a pair of scissors. So the … Continue reading

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Burned to Beautiful!

This month’s I am calling Burned to Beautiful. My 40th birthday was September 15, 2001. As you might guess we had other things on our minds than celebrating my birthday. How about simply being alive? Counting your blessings not the … Continue reading

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Hot Mess to On Fire

Welcome to this month’s I’m calling it: “HOT MESS” to “ON FIRE”  I unearthed this “little” beauty (as you can see its HUGE) from my church thrift store on 96th Street. It was $7. I honestly did not know WHAT I was … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure 1900’s to 1800’s

Ready, Set, Redingote! Welcome to the second installment of my “Trash to Treasure” series. Lots of fun comments on my re-vamped sheath dress. The over-whelming consensus was my efforts made it BETTER! Yeah! Chalk one up for me! Now we move … Continue reading

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