Monthly Archives: July 2011

Burning Man O Man

Last Saturday I got a call from a man who had a special request for a special event. Every year in the Black Rock desert in Nevada there is a tribal gathering of like 50,000 people called The Burning Man. … Continue reading

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Pants Cuffs R’ Us

This is one post that as my husband says “is too technical” so if you are looking for humor you are out of luck today. This is a tutorial on flared cuffed pants. Remember the jacket cuffs post…well this takes … Continue reading

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Cover Up 1960′s style

Do you remember back when cool old guys wandered around the pool wearing a JantzenĀ  knit cover-up jacket? Oh yes, those ultra-suave men could store their pack of Marlboro cigarettes in one of the 2 waist pockets and possible leave … Continue reading

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Bags and Beachwear

Do you all remember the gal who wanted a “prototype” for a beach cover-up? Well her ideas got distilled/morphed into something more normal. She arrived with 7 yards of UVB resistant fabric (100% cotton knit) and a raggedy old shrunken … Continue reading

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The Biker, Bathing Suit and Burned Basque Barbeque

Let’s start with Jim, the biker guy , who has lost 30 pounds and needs his mesh motorcycle jacket altered. Jim has 2 problems besides the weight loss, his mesh jacket while see-thru is very heavy ( 5 pounds) especially … Continue reading

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Cover Me Up

Last week one of the Mother-of-the-Brides visited with a lovely floor length dress from Nordstroms. It fit her well but she wanted a little more coverage for her, as she described “industrial bra” and the little spaghetti straps of the … Continue reading

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