Category Archives: Thrifting

Legging looks for moms

A recent discussion online about whether moms can wear leggings with tops spurred this blog post. The consensus is yes, with an appropriate top and a longer cardi or jacket that covers one’s bum.  I thought I would post a … Continue reading

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Three ways to wear shorts with a blazer or jacket

It seems like an awfully long time since women’s shorts were in such fashion – I don’t mean that women weren’t wearing shorts, just that high fashion hadn’t zeroed in on shorts. Or even trickled that down to trendy retailers. … Continue reading

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Sewparadise is on vacation! Fun and fashion in Delray Beach, Florida.

It is a beautiful morning in Delray Beach. Cool especially by Florida standards. Even Michigan me is wearing white jeans, black cardI sweater and an aqua pashmina. Today I pick up my bicycle transportation for the long weekend. Delray is … Continue reading

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Winter basics and some shoppin’

I pulled this from BurdaStyle (the German web site). I have inherited a couple pairs of ‘carrot’ pants, vintage Escada, and am making them skinnier at the ankles like this pair. I like the roomy trouser look as well. But … Continue reading

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DIY No-sew nursing tops

This is a super easy tute, and cheap to do. You can purchase inexpensive knit shirts, or get some from thrift or second-hand stores. Don’t be afraid to cut up a trendy tee with some detail at the neckline or … Continue reading

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My fantasy travel packing list…

…I pack for a sun vacation like this: swimsuit, sexy maillot style (it’s what all the French girls wear…)poncho, wide legged linen pants, wrap skirt, big sun hat, sunglasses, sunscreen. That’s it. Nothing more. Nothing less. It all fits into … Continue reading

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