CoBloWriMo-August 2017

Anyone remember me participating in CoBloWriMo a while back?  [Costume Blog Writing Month, a set of prompts to help focus your blog writing.  Here’s the FaceBook link] It started well, but unfortunately fizzled out as the admin had to take time out.  It’s been resurrected this year, and August is The Chosen Month.  This time, … Continue reading CoBloWriMo-August 2017

Dress Like Your Grandma?

Would you? This is a new challenge hosted by Tanya of the ‘Mrs Hughes’ blog The idea is simply to recreate a vintage garment, inspired by an old family photo, or if one doesn’t exist, ANY old photo that tickles your fancy. Both my parents’ mothers died before I was born, and very few photos … Continue reading Dress Like Your Grandma?

Getting the sack?

A short walk down memory lane: I’ve just read Heather Lou’s latest post on Closet Case Files, where she absolutely rocks a vintage kaftan. Heather Lou- doesn’t she look amazing? Anyway, it reminded me that I made a kaftan or two in my day, way back in the 70s, when they were pretty ubiquitous. Demis … Continue reading Getting the sack?