sewing & costume

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all a sparkling and splendid Merry Christmas! May sugar plums, good friends, good health and good cheer light up your Christmas. Thanks for being part of our circle of creativity and happiness. We are blessed with an abundance of comfort and joy with you in our lives. I had the great pleasure of …

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Peter George d’Angelino Tap, fabulous wearable art from Utrecht, Netherlands

My walks in Utrecht, Netherlands took me each day past wonderful windows of this marvelous dress workshop. The piece above is what I could see through the window, very interesting and intriguing! I looked up this fabulous designer once I got home and with his kind permission bring you these extravagant and fabulous wearables. Enjoy!!! …

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Snappy Dressers & Dandies

Growing up in a family of fashion designers, it wasn’t surprising that I was voted Snappiest Dresser in my graduating class. I travel with my camera around my neck. I’ve become very brave about asking total strangers to pose for me and some of them make it into my paintings. In 2007 we were fortunate …

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