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Again … I say better late than never!

I managed to get my FIRST Jungle January - #junglejanuary5 - finished prior to the deadline, but my second animal print just wanted to fight with me.  It is a lovely fabric - a cream, black and brown 100% Rayon Challis.  Just beautiful to the touch.  But as I was discussing it with Curls n Skirls I realized that… Continue reading Again … I say better late than never!

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It’s January … and you know what that means …

It means it’s JUNGLE JANUARY 5! #junglejanuary5  Seriously, I never wore animal print until I “met” Pretty Grievances on WordPress. I always thought that animal prints were used for those lycra tops and pantsuits that Carol Burnett used to wear on her show!  (Do you remember Mrs. Wiggins?)   I was wrong!  So wrong!  Pretty Grievances, and… Continue reading It’s January … and you know what that means …

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Jungle January and I made it just in time!

Technically speaking, it is still Jungle January here.  Hop on over to Pretty Grievances to see all the WILD garments that she has rounded up!  In the last few waking hours of the day I would like to show you my second Jungle January garment - something that I am very happy with... even if… Continue reading Jungle January and I made it just in time!

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Jungle January and a black & blue Ocelot!

I love starting the year off with #JungleJanuary at Pretty Grievances!  (Above image property of Pretty Grievances.)  I usually don't add jungle prints to my fabric stash, but I am always inspired by Jungle January.  This year I have found two fabrics - one being a black & blue Ocelot.  It's called a Harmony Jacquard, 58%… Continue reading Jungle January and a black & blue Ocelot!

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It’s Jungle January!

and I thank you, Pretty Grievances, for hosting this Adventure! Pretty Grievances invites us all to join Jungle January so we can "add animal to our life".  I don't think I have ever worn or even owned any Jungle prints.  I almost thought I wouldn't be able to bag anything before Jungle January was over!  Animal prints are… Continue reading It’s Jungle January!