Class Field Trip: Thrift shopping@ Goodwill Rockville, MD

This evening Silver Spring Sewing Sisters took a field trip to Goodwill Retail Store in Rockville, MD. This was Meetup #3 in a series of 4 Meetups to help maintain the momentum for “Refashioning and Restyling”. This week we were focused on finding at least one item that we could use for our next refashioningContinue reading “Class Field Trip: Thrift shopping@ Goodwill Rockville, MD”

Best of Guest Blogger: Could you go one year without buying “new” clothes?

Hey there readers! My guest blog post for Goodwill of Greater Washington, DC Goodwill Fashionista was re-posted today as “Best of Guest Blogger”. Just in case you missed it. DC Goodwill Fashionista Blog Best of Guest Blogger: Could you go one year without buying “new” clothes?   guest bloggerTags: Catherine Pulsifer, DC Goodwill, Rockville, Sew Frugal and Fashionable,sewing, thrifting Well, I’m givingContinue reading “Best of Guest Blogger: Could you go one year without buying “new” clothes?”

Shoes, Shoes, Shoes…..Can a woman ever have too many?

My emotional response is absolutely not! My logical answer is “of course not” besides how does one define “too many”  🙂 After my 30 day challenge I gave away about 7 pairs of shoes that hurt. I loved these shoes, they were fabulous but two hours into my day my feet were screaming for relief.Continue reading “Shoes, Shoes, Shoes…..Can a woman ever have too many?”

Become a part of the “Donate Movement”

As Goodwill’s tagline states, “Just as there are things you recycle there are things you donate” Thanks to all our wonderful participants in last weeks Swap ‘Til You Drop” Clothing Swap Black Eyed Susie  and Sew Frugal & Fashionable  donated 6 bags of clothing to Goodwill of Greater Washington. Donating to Goodwill helps to change livesContinue reading “Become a part of the “Donate Movement””

Sew Frugal Donates to Goodwill

Sew Frugal regularly donates to Goodwill.  In fact last month I did a little spring cleaning. I posted a week-long of blog entries on closet and drawer cleaning and organizing. I took everything out of the closets and the drawers and only put back in what I have had on within the last 2 1/2 years.Continue reading “Sew Frugal Donates to Goodwill”

My guest blog post for DC GW Fashionista

Guest Blogger: Could you go one year without buying “new” clothes? This blog post was featured on Friday, April 1, 2011 on DC Goodwill Fashionista Well, I’m giving it a try with Goodwill by my side.  At the start of the New Year I made this extreme resolution to refrain from shopping department and specialty retail stores forContinue reading “My guest blog post for DC GW Fashionista”

Day 4 of 30 Days 30 Outfits

After checking the calendar this morning and realizing I had a couple meetings. I decided that I’d wear a suit and since it was supposed to go up to 75 degrees I figured it should be lightweight and I should play it safe. This Anne Klein suit I found at my friendly neighborhood Goodwill storeContinue reading “Day 4 of 30 Days 30 Outfits”