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Sew Good

I finished another project! I bought this satin brocade suit at one of my favorite thrift haunts last year, and realized I hadn't taken full advantage of it due to the ill-fitting skirt. In a rare fit of domesticity, I decided to take it in myself instead of spending another 11 months pretending I'd take it to the tailor "someday." Since I'm not clever enough to thread my sewing machine (the whole bobbin-catching-thread thing never...

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O Happy Dagger

Last weekend, I:Hung out at a friend's birthday party:There was beer, chocolate cake, and good food. Officially, I don't like chocolate cake--I only like chocolate, not chocolate-flavored things--but I made an exception this time. You know, to be polite.Completed a really simple DIY alteration I've been meaning to take care of for over a year:I did something easy, removing the lace collar from a puff-sleeved linen blazer. I'm sort of (but only sort of) ashamed...

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So you think you can ____?

A while ago, I was talking to my brother about a manuscript he's been working on for years. As I tried to determine whether he was planning on snail-mailing an actual handwritten manuscript to a publishing house for consideration (people still do that?!), the same thought that pops up whenever I work on the magazine hit me: Don't wait for people to give you permission to do what you want to...

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Do-It-Yourself Fashion

While I'm much too busy lazy to actually do anything about it, I've always loved the idea of do-it-yourself fashion. Unfortunately--or maybe fortunately--the height of my forays into hand-crafted apparel and accessories peaked right around the time of neon puffy paints and Jams shorts. However, my generosity compels me to share some of the best DIY tutorials from talented bloggers across the web. From bib necklaces to Miu Miu-inspired minis, here are some great ways to...

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