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Skirt Stories: Making Biscuts With GG Rose

Silk Organza Plus Size Skirt She loved her Great Grandma Rose, she was wise beyond her years and youthful beyond her numbers....She just loved her. Many Sundays after church she and GG Rose would bake together.   These afternoons were filled with cooking techniques, family stories and life tips.    This Sunday she decided to wear Rose's favorite color skirt, purple.  When they got into the kitchen GG commented how beautiful her skirt was and she twirled around like giddy little girl for GG to take it all in....."Baby you better take that off if you don't want to get that skirt all dirty...I've got something you can put on while we bake." Rose gave her a weather worn cotton...

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Skirt Stories: Men Are....

Charcoal Black Corduroy and Wool Skirt   Browsing in the bead store is always a euphoric experience.  Everything is shiny, sparkling, and creativity is unlimited.  The woman behind the counter is so accustomed to glassy eyed shoppers, she barely looked up. At the same time male co-worker was on the phone "Well, I think she likes me.  We were having a nice conversation and she seemed pretty nice and I got her number....yeah I think I'm going to see her again....." At that moment a voice over the intercom "HARVEY....YOUR WIFE IS #1"....."OK man I got to take this", and he left the room to take the call somewhere else. At that moment the saleslady looked up with a scowl...

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Skirt Stories: Olive Green Corduroy with Zippers

Corduroy Skirt  She had to make a run into the city to pick up supplies.  As she was enjoying her favorite podcast she notices an older gentleman staring at her.  At first she thought, 'Ok maybe I've got a secret admirer....'.  Then she felt him just glaring at her and it was beginning to creep her out.....she can't take the staring any longer and starts shouting, "DO YOU HAVE A PROBLEM, POPS? WHY ARE YOU STARING AT ME".  Startled and a bit confused, she can see his eyes welling up, "I'm so sorry, it's your skirt, you see I am a Veteran and my wife was very creative.  She took my old uniform and made a skirt just like the...

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First Time in a Long Time

This past weekend I participated in a Summer Sale at Sweet Octavia's show room, along with Charlene Heyliger.  I hadn't done this in a long time and what a great fun we had. Shoppers came, to shop, laugh, talk, model, and have a good time. Lois models a 4ply silk patchwork dress One of Charlene's woven tops.  This T shirt was woven with African fabric strips, some of the t shirts the the woven pieces would form a pocket. Ashley wears a jersey patchwork skirt and white cotton top Mother and Daughter model Charlene's tops which are hand screen printed with a weaving patchwork of fabric strips that form a pocket.   Helen was deciding between the red or the...

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