The Rescue Post!! UPDATE!!!!


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Readers, I have great news. For all of you who have been clutching your pearls and hankies- wondering about the LOST JUNGLE CRUISE- I have word of their successful discovery and rescue. When  word of a stray  cruise vehicle was reported to me, I immediately sought the most well-trained jungle search party with the best knees and dispatched them forthwith!

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It was a long and tense week at the Grievous Outpost, but my intrepid rescue party has returned and all cruisers are healthy and well!Here are reports from  the front line:

Resting in the infirmary and sipping a pink squirrel- if the lovely and sarcastic, Splinters & Stitches! Lekala patterns are newer to me and I know I need this one now. The crossover is quite prec’.

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Losing Maria in the jungle would have been a major tragedy- but I hear she carried several of the party to safety and looked amazing doing it! Go see Velosewer- she made 3 trips to the jungle- I’m counting this weeks snakey Wanda, too!

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Gabrielle definited looked tempting to the rescuers in her wrap dress- I need this pattern too.

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Miushka spent her time well, reading Proust to the locals and showing off her mules- tassels! Be still my heart!!!

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Sue– I can’t leave you off the bus- get in back and grab a banana!

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Cari has a peak at her SWAP swag and a daisy of a dress to show everyone once you have all met your medical clearance and returned home.

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A canoe has been spotted by my search flamingoes and Aida and Marianne are here safe!

These two were so busy enjoying the foliage and the legendary storytelling of the local zebras that we almost left them- can you imagine??

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I am here to hottly deny the rumours that I  was after Marianne stash- resting unguarded here at home. But could you blame me???? Honestly, hand on a copy of Pride and Prejudice- I’m after BOTH OF THEIR FABRIC COLLECTIONS!!

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photo credits: Pattern Review, Splintersnstitches, Velosewer, Up So Late, Historium, Miushka, Sue, MArianne, Aida,Cari.   ALL images remain the property of their original owners.

Wearable Wednesday Ioana Ciolacu


Do you know how many pictures of my niece I have wearing similiar on facebook? She is three tho. She has no clue.

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Seymour the moderate to severe plaque psoriasis skunk was only used as a spokesperson briefly. Consumers found the concept too flaky.

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When  fashion meets function and they don’t develop a very good relationship.

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Esther was so looking forward to becoming the 435th  wife of their holy leader. It was an honor not bestowed on many.

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Psst- Chloe! Your gorila suite id sliding down- Chlo- CHLO!!!!!

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photo credits: style.com. All images remain the property of their original owners.

The Native Drums are Madly Beating!


Ready? Lets go!

Meggipeg brings us a very flashy Inari! I love this one…..

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Jammies- jammies that have racoons on them! Pennylibrarian knows how to take the bins out with style!

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I think I like ocelot quite a lot. Especially on our Linda.

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Josephine? Can we see the coolest pencil skirt ever?

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Mrs Bewley– please reassure the audience that I didn’t cut your head off- I love this jacket too much for that!

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I knew a Material Lady wouldn’t forget me! Here she is!

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Pattern Review has brought me so many new friends this month! Here’s Lisa Laree:

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This is how I feel in pink leopard, too.  I love this Andrea!

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I just know I could be classy if I had this, Ellegee. Come on, sharing is caring!

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Fee Fii Faux Fur! Yes, this fabulous!!

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Ahem, lets now raise the culture level here at the Grievance Point, with poetry and stripes! Take it away Mads.

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My fabric envy is very strong right now, thank you Sara!

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Leila is back! Bolero bravo!

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From the overflowing stash of an amazing stylista!

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Well! That was quite a lot of inspirational predator action! I’m not done yet- I have a top of my own to post and of course the spotted carpet wrap party!

Happy weekend all!

Photo credits: youtube, pattern review, Meggipeg, Josephine, Andrea, Mads, Sara, Niekemieke, Penny, Ellegee. Leila,Pia, Linda. All images remain the property of their original owners!

Wearable Wednesday Louis Vuitton


I know why the model is sad.

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This wouldn’t even be a nice purse.

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This would look so pretty on a girl!

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Hey, don’t get mad at me- I didn’t dress you!

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Can no one save us from leather booty shorts that hang like diapers?

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Is this made of auto filters? Are those poison dart gloves?

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Car mats! I get it now! It’s an auto theme! They’ve all been in an accident!

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photo credits: Vogue.com. All images remain the property of their original owners.

It’s pretty cool for zebras, too.


Good day from the Jungle Observatory! I’ve got the telescope trained on some lovelies this morning! Check out Cuttlefish in her corner- working the two’fer! This is her 3rd stop at the watering hole this year- she is a real trooper!

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Sharon is probably skinny dipping with the monkeys again- I found this dress by the waterfall-

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I want Hammer pants. That is all, Leila. Please admire the new Jungle Cruise captain uniform:

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Oh look- there’s Katie! Snow Leopard- brrrr

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Ok, I have found a new species- tentatively called- Sal‘us-Awesomus- curious? Well, this is all you are getting- go see it live- err, well- in blog liveness.

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Jean Margaret brought her own foliage- thank you ma’am! Looking good, by the way!

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Now here is a sewist who’s range I have admired for quite a while- Sixtiesgirl!

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Valgal is quite the predator in Mccalls 6886- a must have pattern for me now that I’ve seen hers!

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Sosat is definitely a lover of feline couture- 2 pattern reviews to envy!

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Had I known we’d get snow this week at Grievances Hall, I’d have tried to steal Donna‘s Vogue loveliness!

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One last group- Sewforfun had a real Jungle January event- go see!

photo credits: pattern review, Katie, Sharon, Cuttlefish, Pattern Review, Leila, Jean Margaret, sewingforfun. All images remain the property of the original owners.

 

 

Wearable Wednesday Giamba


Sometimes even cheetah tights can’t refresh a look.

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I think her eyebrows and her skirt are both yak….

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Ok, send me the fabrics for research purposes of course- well, hold the yak, m’kay?

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Contestants- you have 5 minutes to make a junior prom frock from flocked tissue and  3 bicycle tubes- you only have a grommiter to help you- GO!!!

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Does anybody else miss Squeeze? I loved that band….

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I also miss Big Country. Where is all this coming from? Hmm….

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After Andy’s accident, Raggedy Anne got really dark.

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Involuntary squeal….I’m sorry- I can’t help it!

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Does Miley Cyrus know this exists and that it could be unzipped?

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photo credits: Vogue.com. All images remain the property of their original owners.

Growl, hiss, clap!


While the crew checks the tires and adjusts their pashminas- grab the clipboards under your seat and fill out the usual waivers and take this quiz! Big thank you to Cari!

Buckle up, get your binoculars ready, we are headed deep into style country this morning!

Margaret didn’t realize that the Jungle January goddess (me) demands a toll for passage- I WANT THAT TOP!!!!

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Whats that I hear? A distress call from across the plains- Lynn is in an animal print quandry-  come on ye Jungle Scouts- lets help her !

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I’m thinking the Pretty Grievances staff has a new uniform- Melissa, you inspire me.

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Check out this dress- it is quite pettable- Thanks for playing, Mamie!

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Not ready for full body commitment? Ok, I get it- head over to see Sharon’s gorgeous accessories!

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Maybe a little discreet animal is better for you? Inge

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Fadanista– it totally counts! I love an animal inspiration print!

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Ready but not shopped up? Here’s a Mood sampling:

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Hey! Hey there Myra– don’t run off- you look fabulous!

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photo credits: Sew,Jean Margaret, Lynn, Mamie JR, Sharon, Katie , Inge, Melissa, Fadinista.Mood. All images remain the property of their original owners.