Sew kitty, sew!!!
Another Saturday update!! February 27th.
Hey! Just scored 9 yards of the gold satin lame. All is good! Looks like I’m moving onto the “Wrapped in Gold” set. Oh… Oh… I mentioned earlier about needing to figure out which tie & color on Gary’s suit. I made the black necktie just like the one I made for “Men ‘n Black.” Looks perfect to me! I love the look. We shall see!
Really, at first, I couldn’t remember for the life of me how I made these men neckties. I do now!! HA!
FYI: I just added (2) extra “Clara’s Dream sets to the inventory over on the Fashion Avenue Boutique page. Have fun & enjoy the rest of your weekend!! xoxo
February 27th, 2021.
Happy Saturday Everyone!!
Hope your weekend is starting off great! May the sun be shinning and the weather be warm.
Great news!! I just completed the remaining waiting list orders for “Clara’s Dream.” Hurray!! I’ll be sending out email messages to those on the list later this afternoon. I’ll have some extras to post in the website inventory too. First day to ship out will be on Monday, March 1st.
Oh no! March, already!!???!! The time is just been slipping by so fast. Yikes! The faster time flies the older I get. Time needs to take a break and slow down, and I need to speed up.
I have some more great news. The found another vendor to purchase my gold satin lame fabric from. A sample yard just arrived this week and it’s a perfect match. That “Wrapped in Gold” gown set is still standing here staring at me every day. I also had another great ideal, and that was created a Gary, gold metallic & black suit. Yes, you read that correctly. A Gary’s suit! Jacket made from the gold metallic satin lame, black satin lapel, black slacks, dicky, cuffs and 2 buttons. Now, However, I’m still working on which tie to make. I’ll get there!! I have a couple other fashion samples I’ve been working on too. I should be able to give you a more definite direction next weekend on my next fashion production.
Wishing all of you a wonderful weekend. Hope your able to spend special time with your loved ones.
“Come on Spring!”
Oh, OH! I have to share with you my latest addition to my Dawn collection.
I got her at a Buy-It-Now steal.
Again, have fun! Enjoy! May God Bless you & yours & keep you safe & well! Chat more soon!
Love always, Jxoxo
February 20th. Happy Saturday!!!
The sun is shining! The snow is going to begin melting away soon!
Hope everyone is safe & keeping well & warm.
Great news! Emails will be going out this weekend
to some on the waiting list for “Clara’s Dream.”
I still have 10 more sets to complete. So, if you don’t
receive an email this weekend, more than likely you will
receive one next weekend.
Enjoy your day! Have fun! Stay warm & be well! Love, Janet xoxo
February 18th. Happy Thursday!
Hope everyone is doing well and staying safe & warm. We are doing good here.
We have electricity, and are able to stay warm, and soon the water will be back on.
I still haven’t released any “Clara’s Dream” sets ready to ship.
We should start warming up here in Texas on Saturday. If all looks good, I’ll start releasing emails on Saturday.
Chat more soon! Enjoy your day! Love, Janet xoxo
February 16th! Good morning! Happy Tuesday!
Happy Mardi Gras!!
Since we’ve been dealing with extreme weather conditions here in Texas. Between the snow storms, and drastic temperature conditions, power outages, I decided not to send the next batch of “Clara’s Dream” ready to ship notices. I’m going to wait until later on this week. Possibly sending notices out of Thursday, and shipping day be Friday or Saturday of this week.
In the meantime, I’m working on the last batch of “Clara’s Dream” requests. Maybe, they’ll be ready to ship by the end of this week too. Time will tell! Since, Mike’s at home all week due to the weather conditions, he can sure make it a little difficult for me to get my sewing done. LOL!!
Please stay safe, stay warm & be well! Chat more soon! Love always, Jxoxo
February 14th! Happy Valentine’s Day!
Hope you are able to spend the day with someone or something you love.
The word chocolate comes to mind! HA!
Wishing everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day. Enjoy your day! Love always, Janet xoxo
FYI: I should have the next sets of “Clara’s Dream” ready to ship later today. Tomorrow is a holiday, so the earliest they can be ship them would be on Tuesday. I’ll post more later on once I have them ready to ship. Also, hoping to finish up the remaining “Clara’s Dream” sets by next weekend too.
No new fashion’s will be released this week.
Have a great week! Stay warm, safe & be well! Janet xoxo
February 5th! Happy Friday!! Where did January go?
Hope Y'all are doing well, and staying warm. I have great news, some of the extra “Clara’s Dream” dress sets have been completed & will be ready to ship on Monday. So, sometime over this weekend, emails will go out to some of you, with the information on how to purchase your set. YAY!
I’m still making the waiting list orders for “Clara’s Dream” and once I’ve completed them, I’ll post more information our next fashion release. But I will say...
“Wrapped in Gold” was supposed to be one of December’s 2020 release, celebrating Dawn’s 50th in gold. However, that fashion set has been stalled for a couple of months waiting for the supplies to arrive. I do plan to release a photo of my sample “Wrapped in Gold,” sometime soon. (Meaning when I set my photo session up.LOL!) Our next fashion set to be released is part of Dawn’s 50th birthday celebration. When I have more information to share on either one of these upcoming fashion sets, I’ll post it right here.
May your days be filled with lots of love & sunshine! Chat more soon!
Love always, Janet xoxo
January 22nd, 2021. Happy Friday Y'all!! As promised!! I've posted several photos of the next design "Clara's Dream" on the website home page & the Fashion Avenue Boutique page.
Hope you like! There will be 40 dress sets available for shipping. Releasing on Sunday, packing them for shipping on Monday, and shipping on Tuesday, January 26th. More information to follow on the Fashion Avenue Boutique page throughout the day, and a newsletter will be sent Friday afternoon.
Clara's Dream Releasing on:
Release Date: Sunday, January 24th, 2021
Time: 2:00pm central time (Texas time)
Where: The “Fashion Avenue Boutique” web-page.
Breaking!! New postal rates. See below.
Effective January 1st, 2021
for domestic first class & Priority Mail.
Currently the international rates will remain the same for now.
US domestic shipping:
First class domestic flat rate bubble mailer $3.95
First class domestic flat rate box mailer $4.50
USPS Priority Mail flat rate $8.15
January 21st, 2021. Happy Thursday!!!
(I'll be posting photos on Friday.)
Hope everyone is doing well, and staying healthy!
Yes, we will be having a new fashion release this Sunday!! January 24th at 2:00pm central Texas time!
More information to come!!! See you soon! Love always, Jxxxx
January 17, 2021. Happy Sunday, to all!!
Hope you're having a lovely weekend!! Here in the big state of Texas its cool with a lot of sunshine!! Just as I like it!! Thanks for hanging in here with me! If all goes well there will be a fashion release next weekend! More information to come! Enjoy your Sunday, and have a great week! Love always, Janet xoxo
Happy New Year’s!
Hope you’re enjoying the new day in this new year! We woke up to snow covered trees, and ground this morning. It was awesome! The snow is just about melted away. That’s Texas for you!
May this new year bring you lots of love, peace, joy, happiness, safety, good health, & prosperity!
Love always, Janet
FYI: Latest fashion news. No new fashion release this weekend. I’ll keep you posted.
Good afternoon!! Happy Monday, after Christmas! December 28th, 2020
The last of my houseguests are on their way home. We all had a great time! Lots of fun, good foods, and spirits! Hope you & your family are relaxing and enjoying the holidays too.
The PC monitor in my sewing room blew out. It’s now a strobe light, blinking on and off. Good thing I have a backup PC here in my living room. I’ll be working from it until I get a replacement for my sewing room one.
Wishing you a great afternoon! I’m off to put my sewing room back together, catching up on e’s, & watching the grandkids until they return back to school.
Love always, Janet xoxo
Happy Monday!! December 21st, 2020. It’s Christmas week here!!
My family will start rolling in today. For me, Christmas seems to be the most stressful time of year. This year is without any exceptions. 2020 has got to be the most challenging year ever.
I was so hoping to complete my last outfit of the year before Christmas or at least by the end of this year. At this time, it’s wishful thinking on my part.
I’ll be spending this entire week with my family, and I’ll be back next week when everyone heads back home.
I wish you all a beautiful & blessed, healthy & safe Christmas. I’ll be back to ring the new year in with you. With love, always, Janet
Good morning! Happy Friday!! December 4th, 2020
Great news! A new fashion set will be releasing tomorrow (Saturday). I’ll post photos and send a newsletter out today with all the information. For those that newsletters end up in their Spam folders I’ll post this information.
Release Date: Saturday, Dec. 5th, 2020
Time: 2:00pm central time (Texas time)
Where: The “Fashion Avenue Boutique” web-page.
Have a great Friday! Love, Janet xoxo
FYI: New postal rates will change effective January 1st, 2021. New rates will be posted then.
FYI: Not to put any pressure on myself, I do plan one last finale fashion before the end of this year. Be on the lookout! More information to come. Have fun!
December 2nd, 2020!! Happy December, Happy Advent & Happy Holiday's!!
Wonderful news this morning! I finally received my notion/fabric supply Monday, and have been busy finishing up my next creations. HURRAY!! If all goes well over the next few days, I should have them packed and ready to release this Saturday, so I can ship on Monday, if not it’ll have to be Sunday, and shipping on Tuesday.
Let’s see… Fashion hints. Remember it is not holiday related, but winter related. I made something similar in 2008. New hint, the colors are: mocha, black & metallic gold. Please also remember there will only be 44 sets available because I used the main fabric, I purchased many years ago and it’s no longer available.
NOTE! If any fabric hoarder has this fabric in their stash, and would want one made, I may consider making you one from it so long it’s the same fabric.
I’ll send a newsletter out once I narrow the exact day & time, and I’ll post photos once they have been completed & ready to upload. More information to come. Stay tuned! Love, Janet xoxo
November 27, 2020. Happy Friday!!!
First let me say, there won’t be a fashion release this weekend. I really wanted to but they’re not finished. I’ll try again for next weekend. Maybe a Saturday late afternoon release. I’ll keep you post right here.
Like I was saying, this next fashion is not holiday related. It does blend with the last few fashion releases. Something warm. I made something very simpler back in 2008. That’s all for now!! I’ll give another hint in a few days. Stay tuned!
Have a great Friday, and enjoy your weekend! Much love, Janet xoxo
November 24th, 2020. Happy Tuesday, Everyone!!
As “Thanksgiving Day” in American draws near, I want to give thanks for each and every one of you. For if it weren’t for you and won’t be able to create fashions for our little dolls. Sewing for them brings my great joy & love, and the best part is sharing them with you. I am so grateful to all of you.
Thank you for your friendship & your support.
May God bless you all and keep you safe & well through the coming holidays,
and through the coming New Year. Love always, Janet xoxo
New fashion release NEWS! Let’s see now… I am currently working on a new fashion release. Let me tell you just a little bit about it. First, I’m not sure of the release date! I would love to release it this coming Sunday, but one of my supplies are delayed so I’m not sure if I’ll be able to finish them before this weekend. I’ll keep you posted.
About the fashion? There are only 44 sets made because I’ve used up all the main fabric supply. So, there is no waiting list. This fashion set is not holiday related but can keep the winter’s chill off. That’s all for now! I’ll try to drop more hints on Friday.
Special notice: There will be a postal rate increase for the US only. New rates will be posted soon.
Wishing you a wonderful & blessed “Thanksgiving” holiday. And to everyone may the rest of your week be beautiful & bright! Lots of love, Janet xoxo
November 15, 2020. Happy Sunday!!
Hope you’re having a nice weekend! The sun is shinning here in Bowie! That always makes me smile!
I’ve finished the last of the remaining “Sunflower n’ the Bumblebee” orders, emails will be sent shortly to those who continue to be on the wait list. I also have some extra “Sunflower n’ the Bumblebee” sets and I’ve added them to the Fashion Avenue Boutique page. YAY!!
What’s next? Something’s in the making! I’ll post more information next weekend! Until then, wishing you all a beautiful & happy week! Thank you again for everything!! God bless! Much love, Jxoxo
November 8th, 2020. Good evening!
Hope you had a nice Sunday! Weather here in Bowie, was beautiful with lots of sun!
I've added two more "Lovely n' Leopard" dress sets to the inventory on the "Fashion Avenue Boutique" page. Thanks a bunch!
November 6th, 2020. Happy Friday, everyone!!
There’s lots of sunshine here in Bowie today and I’m loving it! Planning on popping in my Hallmark, Signed, Sealed & Delivered DVD’s and get to sewing! HA!
I have several Sunflower n’ the Bumblebee dress sets ready to ship, and extra Lovely n’ Leopard ready to ship. I'll be sending emails to those on the waiting list Saturday or Sunday. I haven’t completed all the fashion orders for the Sunflower n’ Bumblebee sets, so if you don’t receive an email over the weekend, that just means your fashion is still in making process and should be completed by next weekend.
New fashion update. Currently at this time there is no new fashion release information. Stay tuned.
May you enjoy your Friday, and have a fun filled weekend despite all the craziness around us lately!
Love you all! Janet
Happy Saturday!! October 24th, 2020
Surprise!! As promised, I'll be bringing you “Sunflower n’ the Bumblebee.”
Release date: Sunday, October 25th, 2020
Time: 2:00pm Central Time (Texas time)
Where: on the “Fashion Avenue Boutique” web-page.
See the Fashion Avenue Boutique page for more information.
See you soon!! xoxo
Happy Saturday! Great news! I finished our next fashion release yesterday! YAY!!
More information & photos will be posted later this afternoon/evening & I’ll send a newsletter out too.
FYI: The release date & time will be Sunday, (tomorrow) October 24th, at 2:00pm central time (Texas time.)
Have fun & enjoy the day! Chat more soon! Love, Janet xo
October 19, 2020.
Good morning! Happy October!! Its 47 degrees & cloudy here in Bowie, Texas.
Okay! Okay, so I know it’s a little late to be offering sometime for Halloween. (Packaging will be in Halloween theme.)
Although, we could consider my next fashion release a sort of, kind of, costume… And, perfect for Fall! I did leave a hint weeks ago somewhere on the website what was coming next. HA!
That being said, I continue to work night & day to bring you our next release sometime over this upcoming weekend. I’m really pulling for late Saturday, but that’s only if everything is completed on by this Thursday. I’ll post more information this Thursday. Have an awesome week! Chat more soon! Love always, Janet xoxo
Happy Friday! October 9th, 2020.
Sold! Thank you!
Adding (2) extra Lovely n’ Leopard dress sets to the inventory on the Fashion Avenue Boutique page.
No new information to report on our new fashion design release.
Enjoy your day & have a wonderful weekend. Lots of love, Janet xo
October 3rd, 2020. Happy Saturday!
Great news! For those waiting for their “Lovely n’ Leopard” fashion dress set.
They all have been completed & they are ready to ship. Emails notifications will be sent out today.
Shipping date will be Monday, October 5th, 2020. YAY!! Chat more soon!
Enjoy your weekend!! Love, Janet
September 27th, 2020. Hello my friends! Happy Sunday!
I have to tell you I’m a wee bit behind on everything. First, it started on my birthday (17th) when my husband Mike threw me a surprise birthday party. AND, our eldest son, Daniel from Vermont came home to visit as a surprise gift for his mama!! Let me say, please don’t surprise your mama like this, it increases the heart rate. I thought I was going to die! Best gift ever though!! Everything was amazing! From the friends, family, food, flowers, even the cake, which I might add was in some resembles of our Lovely ‘n Leopard dress & delicious too!!! HA!!
Daniel & I spent the remaining week playing catch up (it was awesome), while our youngest son Joey got engaged to a beautiful lady named Sarah. Sarah has two children, a boy & a girl! That’s not all folks!!! Sarah and Joey plan to marry this coming Friday. Now, after they marry it will increase the size of my grandchildren from 2 to 4!! So, I have Carson & Alex, and soon Adan & Addie! All the children get along so happily and the couple are crazy about each other. We are so happy for them!
Not finished yet!! SURPRISE, this week Mike’s two brothers Eddie from South Carolina, & Tommy from Georgia are coming for a visit! They’ve never been here before!! “Welcome to Texas” guys! I’m going to be whipping up a Texas barbecue feast of brisket, smoked sausage & ribs, beans, coleslaw, potato salad, sweet tea & beer & dessert is still up in the air at the moment. Oh… So much to do, so little time!!
Speaking about time!! Yes, my timing is a little off with those Lovely ‘n Leopard dress sets, however I’m really hope to have them ready to ship sometime this week. Thank you so much for hanging in here with me and for your patience.
Oh, I must not forget!! The coming new fashion release for October is still in the designing phase, and gathering supplies. I will keep you posted on my progress once its official & fully into production.
Wishing everything a beautiful Sunday & a wonderful a fun week!!
Chat more soon! Love always, Janet xoxo
Coming Soon!!! Lovely n' Leopard
New fashion dress set “Lovely n’ Leopard” releasing this Sunday, September 13th at 2:00pm central (Texas) time on the “Fashion Avenue Boutique page.
See photos on the "Fashion Avenue Boutique" page.
See you soon!
September 6th, 2020. Happy Labor Day Weekend! Hope everyone is enjoying the holiday!
I’ve been quietly working on our next fashion set and getting closer to releasing it. Here is a list of colors I’ve been working with to give you an ideal. Earth, caramel, nutmeg, bone, leopard & ivory then, working with mocha, light ecru, gold, black & Aztec leather colors. Sound exciting?
If all goes well, I’ll release it next
Saturday, Sunday, Sept. 13th. More information, & photos & newsletter coming soon!
Enjoy your holiday & have a great week! Love always, Janet xoxo
August 16th, 2020. Happy Sunday!!
I’m going to be adding (2) Flowers in the Sun & (1) Golden Celebration that have not been claimed to our inventory.
All emails for the extra “Simply Vintage” sets have been sent out today too! YAY!! Moving along…
Have an awesome Sunday!! xoxo
August 15th, 2020.
Happy National World Honey Bee Day!!
World Honey Bee Day on the third Saturday in August brings a buzzing celebration for beekeepers,
honey lovers, and all blooming things.
The day recognizes both the honey bee and the beekeepers who tend the hives.
It also encourages everyone to enjoy and buy locally grown honey.
News on the latest! If you are currently on the waiting list for the latest fashion “Simply Vintage” coat set, they are just about completed & ready to ship. Emails should be sent tomorrow (Sunday) and shipping date will be Monday, August 17th.
Still working on the next design samples. I’ll post information when it goes into production.
Enjoy your weekend! Stay safe & stay well!
Thanks a million times over & over for all your support!
Lots of dolly love & hugs, Janet xxxxx
August 6th, 2020 Happy National Root Beer Float Day!
“Simply Vintage,” photos have been posted on the Home page & the Fashion Avenue Boutique page. Sending a Newsletter out with all the details! Thanks again for allowing me to share my creations with you. Enjoy your evening! See you Saturday! Love, Janet xoxo
Happy Wednesday! Okay, it’s been decided! Next fashion “Simply Vintage,” will be released this Saturday, August 8th at 12:00pm, Central Texas time. YAY!!
Enjoy the rest of your week! Much Love, Janet xoxo
Happy Sunday & Happy National Friendship Day!
Great news!! I’ve narrowed down the next fashion release date! YAY!! Either next Saturday or Sunday… I’ll post the time & date here on Wednesday, and have a newsletter sent out on Thursday with all the information.
Enjoy the rest of your Sunday & have a great week! Thanks for everything!! Chat more soon!
Be safe & be well! Love always, Janet xoxo 8/2/2020
Happy August 1st
Can you believe summer is nearly over?
Hope everyone is staying well. Mike took an unplanned two-week vacation so it’s been really hard to get any dolly fun done around here! LOL!! He’s back at work, and Janet’s been playing non-stop in her sewing room trying to bring you the latest design.
Last time around, I talked about having an unique piece of vintage fabric for my next design. I have never seen fabric like this. It’s a vintage 1950s looped ribbon brocade in ivory color (as advertised by the Seller). Since this fabric is very limited, I’ll only have enough for 55 sets.
I haven’t been able to decided on the release date yet, but I can say it could be as early as Tuesday, August 4th late afternoon, or as late as next Saturday morning. Should it be as early as next Tuesday, I’ll send a newsletter out to you late tomorrow night.
Thank you always for your patience’s, more information coming soon!!
Have an awesome weekend!!
It’s was actually 66 degrees here this morning! Just beautiful! Hope your day is beautiful too!!
Much love & hugs, Janet xoxoxo
July 10th, 2020. Happy Friday!
I just added (1) extra Caramel Fluff fur coat set to the inventory on the Fashion Avenue Boutique Page. Last one! Come and get it!!
No other fashions available at this time. If I have any unclaimed "Flowers in the Sun" fashions I'll posted them to the inventory next weekend. Always more fashions to come!
Have a great Friday & a wonderful weekend!! Stay safe & be well! Love, Jxoxo
Happy Thursday! July 9th, 2020
Hope you had a great 4th of July weekend!
Great news for those waiting for the extra “Flowers in the Sun” fashion dress set. They have been completed & they are ready to ship. YAY! Email will be sent out to the waiting list members with a special link to purchase their fashion set.
Enjoy the rest of your week & have a great weekend! Post more soon! Be well! Love, Janet xxxx
Happy Sunday! June 28, 2020.
All the extra “Mother of Pearls” fashion sets have been completed & notices are being sent to those still on the waiting list for it. If you haven’t received an email notification and are still interested in this fashion set please let me know. I have (1) extra Mother of Pearls & (1) extra Caramel Fluff.
The extra “Flowers in the Sun” will go into production tomorrow. I’ll let you know when they are completed & ready to ship.
I’ll keep you posted on the next new fashion release right here. It’s another special fashion. The fabric is like no other ever used before! I’ll tell you more about it in the next coming weeks.
Enjoy your Sunday and have a great week!
Thank you all so much for your continued support, especially through these most challenging times. Stay safe & be well! Lots of love, always, Janet xxxx
Flowers in the Sun will be releasing tomorrow
(Sunday) June 21st at 3pm central Texas time on the "Fashion Avenue Boutique" web-page.
See y'all tomorrow! xoxo
Great news! Coming soon! “Flowers in the Sun!”
If all goes well, it’ll be released this Sunday, June 21st at 3:00pm central Texas time. I’ll post more information tomorrow (Saturday).
Have an awesome day! Xoxo
Sunday, June 14, 2020. Great NEWS!!!
For those still waiting and hoping for the Mother of Pearls fashion set. The ivory wool boucle fabric arrived and I just opened it. To my surprise, it’s actually the perfect match! Unbelievable! I would have never imagined it to be the same fabric in a million years!! Doing the happy dance!! So, to hope to finish those sets up and if there’s any extra sets left, I’ll add them to the inventory.
New fashion release coming soon! It’s not fully completed so, no release date yet.
Thanks so much for allowing me to share my creations with you. More to come!
Enjoy the rest of your weekend & have a great week!
Stay safe & stay healthy! J xoxo
June 7th 2020. Happy Sunday! I hope your able to get out and enjoy the weekend!
Great news for those still on the waiting list for the “Caramel Fluff” fur coat sets! I received the fur fabric last week and just finished packing them for shipping. YAY! As for the remaining extra Mother of Pearls sets, I still haven’t received any replacement fabric for the jackets yet. I’m not even sure once it arrives that it will match since the actual fabric used in the jacket was from a vintage fabric seller. We’ll just have to wait and see and hope for the best!
I’ve made some extra “Golden Celebration” Dawn’s 50th gown sets and I’ll be adding them to the inventory. This will be the last call for this gown set. Limited Edition 100. I will also be adding a few extra “Caramel Fluff” sets too. This will be the last call for this set too.
Next new fashion release date is still pending. Stay tuned here for more information.
Wishing you & your family a safe & healthy week ! Lots of love, Janet xx
Good morning! Happy Wednesday! May 27th, 2020.
Here to post the latest!
Thank you for your concerns, we are all doing good!
Yes, we had a EF1 tornado come through Bowie, Friday night. Tore up the town! Looks like a war zone. Lots of trees down, windows blown out, and roofs torn off. Damaged approximately 50 businesses, and 200 homes.
The electricity was restored within hours. Mike & I only had minimum property damage. A big tree came down in our back yard which took down the side privacy fence.
It was a wicked night & a wicked storm though! Sirens kept going off! The noise level was high, with the hail, winds & rain!
No loss of life! We were truly blessed! Thank God!
FASHION NEWS OF THE DAY!
Okay, so, as for the extra “Caramel Fluff” fur coat sets.
I’m still waiting on the extra fur to arrive. It’s been 3 weeks! Good news is… it has been shipped and should arrive by the end of the week. I'll post again once it arrives!
Mother of Pearls, news! Last week, I was working hard to making all the extra MOP outfits that were needed. All the pieces to this fashion were made (skirts, purses, hats, scarves) and all that was left to do was to make the jackets. Well, Friday I was drawing out the jackets needed and I could only get to #22. I needed 30. Anyone who requested an extra MOP I had to put on hold. I’m not sure I’ll be able to complete (8) of those now. However, I did find some ivory bouche fabric online and ordered it.
Hopefully it will match! We shall see!
I do have 22 MOP sets completed & ready to ship. Emails will be sent out today. YAY!
New fashion release date not available at this time but it is in the works!
I’ll post more info late next week on my progress.
Wishing you a great day! Enjoy the rest of your week! Stay happy & healthy!
Much love, Janet xxxx
Monday, May 25th.
Happy Memorial Day! Honoring those who died in the service of our country.
Wishing you & yours a wonderful, & safe holiday!
FYI: I'll post some fashion news on Wednesday 5/27/20. I am still working on the extra Mother of Pearls sets. Also, the fur fabric for the remaining Caramel Fluff sets has not arrived. Chat more soon! Have fun! Love, Janet xoxo
Saturday. May 16th. Wishing everyone a great weekend! It's been raining here all day! I hope the sun is shining where you're at. Like I mentioned earlier this week, I do have most of the "Caramel Fluff" sets completed & ready to ship. Email notices will go out on Sunday. I still have about a dozen more CF sets to make, and they've been delayed due to supply shortage. Once the additional fur arrives I'll schedule the remaining CF into production. I'll continue to keep you posted.
Good news! I was able to complete (10) Mother of Pearls sets. Those emails will go out on Sunday too. I hope to have the remaining MOP orders finished by next Saturday too.
Wishing you all a very good week!
Thank you all for keeping me busy, especially during these most critical & changeling health times. I pray that God keep you & your loved ones safe & healthy.
Be safe & be well!
All my love, Janet xxxxoo
Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
Great news! For those who have been patiently waiting on the waiting list since April for the “Caramel Fluff,” fur coat set, they are completed & ready to ship. YAY!! Email notices should be going out by the end of this week.
More news, for some who went on the waiting list in May for the same fashion, “Caramel Fluff,” I will have some of those completed & ready to ship by the end of today, and email notices will go out too by the end of this week. However, I did run out of fur to meet all the waiting list orders for the Caramel Fluff. A fabric order was placed last week, but it could take a few weeks before I receive it. I’ll keep you posted.
FYI: Waiting list orders for “Mother of Pearls.” They will begin to go into production tomorrow (Thursday).
Next fashions!! No new fashion release for this week. I’ll keep you posted.
Thank you all for keeping me busy, especially during these most critical & changeling health times. I pray that God keep you & your loved ones safe & healthy. Love always, Janet xxxx
Sunday, May 10th, 2020
Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing moms out there!
May your day be filled with lots of love!
May 1st, 2020 Happy Mayday!! Can't believe we're in the month of May already! Where did the time go? Before you know it, it'll be December! YIKES! Not to fast!
Below is a sneak peek at the supplies I've been working with for our next fashion set.
Fabrics used starting from the bottom left, satin, merino wool blend felt, wool blend boucle, habutae, suede, and tulle in colors of butter cream, meringue, ivory & linen. Silver flower beads with pearls, and brooch filled with rhinestones & pearls.
New Fashion release will be this Sunday, May 3rd, at 3:00pm central Texas time. Tomorrow I will be taking photos, working the website, and sending out a Newsletter. More information to come!
Enjoy your Friday!! See you soon! Love, Janet xoxoxo
April 30th. Happy Thursday!
I want to say an extra “thank you” for all of your continued support for me & my creations.
Especially during these trying times. I’m so thankful for all of you.
May you and your family stay safe & stay healthy.
The extra “Caramel Fluff” fur coat sets are still in the making. I just received extra supplies needed to fill all the orders. I’m looking at having them all ready to ship by May 16th. Thank you for your patience.
There will be a new fashion release this Sunday.
I will have more information to post tomorrow (Friday.) Stay tuned!!!
Have a beautiful & fun day!
Monday, April 13th. A new fashion fur coat set is releasing today. It’s just being added to the inventory on the Fashion Avenue Boutique page. There is only 15 sets completed & ready to ship. There in a waiting list form on the “Caramel Fluff,” fashion page. If your interested in this fur coat set, just complete this form.
FYI: I am working on new fashions, Not ready for release. Maybe ready by the end of this month, first part of next month. I'll keep you posted here!
Wishing you a happy week! Be safe & be well!
April 12th, 2020! Happy Easter!
May the renewal of life at Easter bring new blessings of love,
hope, peace, good health & happiness to you and your loved ones.
Wishing you a beautiful day and a beautiful week!
Be safe & be well!
Love, Janet xoxo
April 4th, 2020! Happy Palm Sunday!
As Holy Week begins, may you & your loved ones continue to stay safe & stay healthy. xx
Great news! For all that have been on the waiting list for the latest, “Golden Celebration!” They have all been completed & are ready to ship! HURRAY! Email notices should be sending out today. I’ll add extra sets to the fashion page as well.
FYI: I may add a new fur coat set to the inventory this week but no new fashion set will be released and no newsletter. Maybe something new after Easter! I’ll keep you posted!
Wishing all a beautiful day & a beautiful week! Love, Janet xxxx
March 30th, 2020. Happy Monday, Everyone! I do hope you & your families are all well! It’s certainly a trying time for everyone around the world! My supply chain is running slower then normal, so please hang in there with me, as I wait on supplies to arrive so I can finish the extra “Golden Celebration” 50th Anniversary gown sets.
FYI: No new fashion sets will be released this week. Hoping to have most of the waiting orders finished up by the weekend if my crown supply arrives in time.
Chat more soon! Be safe & well!! Love, Janet
As promised my next special creation to commemorate
Dawn’s 50th anniversary celebration.
Come & join in the celebration!
Date: Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
Time: 3:00pm central time (Texas time)
Where: Fashion Avenue Boutique page
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Dublin Nights by Janet Caudle 2005 ???
May your troubles be less,
and your blessings be more.
And nothing but happiness,
come through your door.
Happy Friday the 13th.
I’ve always wanted to release a new fashion on Friday the 13th.
Don’t’ worry, it’s not this Friday the 13th. HA!!
However, I am adding some extra “Arctic Ice,” to the inventory. Sold out! Thank you!
This is probably the last of the Arctic Ice for now. If needed, I may make a few more later this year for those requesting it.
Next fashion release will also be commemorating Dawn’s 50th birthday celebration.
More to come!
Lots of love & hugs, Janet ❤️
March 10th, 2020. Happy Tuesday!
I was able to get the remaining waiting list emails sent yesterday. All is good!! YAY! I will be adding a few Arctic Ice sets to the inventory on Friday. I’m working on the next production. More information to come. Enjoy the rest of your week!
Lots of love & hugs, Janet ❤️
Happy Sunday!! Just a quick update!
I wasn’t able to send all the emails out today to the waiting list members. If you haven’t received a “ready to ship” notice, you should be receiving one tomorrow. I’ll keep you posted! Enjoy the rest of your evening. Thanks again, Janet xxx
March 7, 2020. Happy Saturday!
Great news! For those waiting patiently for your, “Sparkle ‘n Shine, or Sweet Champagne, or Arctic Ice,” they are completed and ready to ship!! HURRAY!! I’ll send out emails on Sunday with a special link for you claim your fashions.
Have a great weekend! Love, Janet xx
March 4th, 2020. Happy Wednesday!
News update on the waiting list fashion orders for the “Sparkle ‘n Shine, Sweet Champagne & Arctic Ice.” The are still in the production and packing stages. Emails should be going out sometime over the weekend, and shipping date will be Monday, March 9th.
No new fashion releases for this week!
Enjoy the rest of your week! Much love, Janet
March 1st, 20202 Happy Sunday!
Gosh, I just can’t believe we’re in March already!! Yikes! Time is flying by to quickly around here!! Looking forward to the Spring!
Just a little message to bring you up to date. I’m still working on the extra “Sweet Champagne” gown sets. I’m hoping to have them all completed by Wednesday and ready to ship next weekend.
Those also waiting for the extra “Sparkle ‘n Shine, & Arctic Snow” sets. They were completed last week, and still in the packaging stage. I should have everything packed any ready to ship out by next weekend or the following Monday.
I’ll post more information on Wednesday!
Have an awesome week!! Love, Janet xoxo
Happy Wednesday! February 26th, 2020.
The extra “Sparkle ‘n Shine” gown sets have been completed. I was only able to make 10 more sets as expected. The are currently waiting to packed for shipping.
I start on the extra “Sweet Champagne,” and there was enough fabric to make all waiting list orders. YAY! So long as I don't make any mistakes along the way.
There should be a few extra "Arctic Ice" sets. I'll post more inform about that on Sunday.
Here’s the total edition:
Sparkle ‘n Shine, limited edition 40
Sweet Champagne, limited edition 65
No new fashions scheduled to release this week!
Thanks again for all your support! Enjoy the rest of your week!
Lots of love, Janet xoxo
Happy Sunday! February 23th, 2020.
Hoping most of you have received your new fashion/fashions from the last weekend’s show.
I’ve started on the waiting list fashion orders. I’m having to retire the “Sweet Champagne’” dress set too. The new dye lot color for the champagne satin is much darker than the original satin I used to create this design. I should have enough my original champagne satin to complete the current waiting list orders for the gown set.
Thank you all so much for hanging in here with me and being patience while I complete your fashion orders.
Let’s see… Anything new this week? Nothing new yet, but I’ll keep you posted!!
Have a beautiful & fun week! Stay safe & happy! Much love, Janet
Releasing Sunday, February 16th at 3:00pm central Texas time.
Sparkle 'n Shine, and Sweet Champagne fashion gown sets.
Where: Fashion Avenue Boutique page
Come & see the show!
Thanks a bunch! Love, Janet xoxo
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Hope your receiving lots of love today!
My Valentine’s Day got off to a wonderful start. My two handsome grandsons Carson & Alex showed up with a big heart shaped box of chocolates, a beautiful Valentine’s Day card, and a big lovable teddy bear!! HA!! Mike brought me a big vase of red roses, and made me breakfast! What more can a gal asked for?
Now, all I need to do is get me & Mike registered for this year’s Dawn convention! Ha!
Okay, okay!! I know, I know!! The million-dollar question is, when is our next fashion release?? Maybe, this coming Sunday!! Hoping to have something more definite to tell you tomorrow.
Thanks a bunch for hanging in here with me!! More to come…
Lots of love, Janet xoxo
February 2nd, 2020. Happy Super Bowl Sunday & Happy Ground Hog Day!!
Great News! For those of you on the wait list for the “Snow Ruby” & “Arctic Ice,” they have been completed & ready to ship!! YAY!! Emails will be going out shortly!!
Snow Ruby, has retired, however if there are any extra leftover from the wait list, I’ll add them next weekend to the inventory along with extra Arctic Ice sets.
New fashions to come, no promises, but maybe around the weekend of February 15th.
I’ll keep you posted right here!!
Wishing you all a beautiful week! Stay warm!
Lots of dolly love, Janet xoxo
January 25th. Good morning! Happy Saturday!
Your little “Holiday Shopper” and “Arctic Ice” should be arriving soon. All fashions were shipped on Tuesday as scheduled.
Currently I am working on the waiting list orders for the “Snow Ruby” dress set & extra “Arctic Ice” orders. Planning on them to be completed by next weekend. I’ll keep you posted.
Any new fashion releases for 2020 are still in the creating stages, but when production begins, I’ll let you know!
Wishing you a very fun filled weekend! Stay happy & stay warm!
Thanks a million for all your support
Love much, Janet
PS. I apologies for being a little slow on emails this week.
Another Sunday update!!
FYI: The "Arctic Ice" was released to the Fashion Avenue Boutique! Thanks!
Emails were sent out today to those on the waiting list for Holiday Shopper. If you did not receive an email there was not enough supplies to make more, as stated in your email correspondence with me. There was enough to make 29 extra sets. If for some reason any collector is no longer interest in their set, I will offer it to the next collector on the waiting list. Hope this helps!
Jan. 19,2020. Good morning! Happy Sunday!
Wanted to let you know I’m still in the packaging process this morning. Just as soon as this process has been completed, I will begin to send emails out for the Holiday Shopper.
Arctic Ice should also be released to the website some time today, once I finish all the Holiday Shopper emails & daily emails. Thanks for hanging in here with me!
Have a beautiful Sunday! Chat more soon!
Saturday! 1/18/2020: Great NEWS!!
I just finished the extra Holiday Shopper fashion sets! YAY!! I'll be packaging them up along with the Arctic Ice today. Once I complete the packaging process, I'll bring you up to date again. Not sure when the Arctic Ice will hit the website. Probably early tomorrow!!
Just received the extra supplies to make the extra Snow Ruby dress sets. They should go into production next Thursday. I'll keep you posted here!
We still haven't rung the New Year in yet with a new fashion for 2020!
Is there something elegant in the works?
Oh, and I received the most beautiful piece (5 yards, plenty to go around) of black, red & ivory) Italian wool blend hounds-tooth fabric. It’s in a teeny tiny scale. I can’t wait to put that into production.
I’ve also received many requests for more fur coat sets too. Thank you! I do have plenty of supplies for more colors!!
Just so many ideals, with so little time!!
Thanks a million for hanging in here with me!!
Have a wonderful day!! Janet xoxo
1/12/2020: Good morning & Happy Sunday!
Here's the latest! The waiting list "Holiday Shopper's" have gone into production. YAY! And, instead of having enough supplies to only make 23/25 I was able to have enough to make 29. Awesome! That's makes a few more people very happy. Pushing for them to be completed & ready to ship the weekend of the 18th.
Also, the supplies to make the extra "Snow Ruby's" have been ordered. The supplies should start arriving sometime this coming week. I'll let you know when they go into production.
The little "Arctic Ice" I mention last week. Once I get them packaged I'll just add them to the website inventory. No newsletter will be sent. Not to worry, if you miss out I can always make more. I'll tell you more about this piece when I add it to the inventory.
What’s coming after that?? I’ll keep you posted!
Wishing everyone a fun-filled week! Much love, Janet
UPDATE: Tuesday 1/7/2020. Great news!
All the Snow Ruby dress sets were shipped yesterday. So, be on the lookout for them.
The extra "Holiday Shopper's" go into production this Wednesday. Again, please know there's not enough supplies to make everyone on the waiting list this fashion set. Once the "Holiday Shopper's" are completed & ready to ship, the extra Snow Ruby's will go into production.
In the meantime be on the lookout for "Arctic Ice." I'll tell you a little about this one in the coming days.
As always more to come! Enjoy the rest of your week!
Thank you again for everything!
Much love, Janet xoxo
Saturday, January 4th update:
Snow Ruby coming soon!
Sunday, January 5th! Time: 2:00pm central Texas time!
Where: On the Fashion Avenue Boutique page!
Have fun! See you soon! xoxo
Friday!! January 3rd, 2020. Great NEWS!! I just finished the "Snow Ruby" fashion set!! YES!!! I'm off to start packing them. I'll do photos tomorrow (Saturday) and post on the website! A First to Know Newsletter should be going out tomorrow too!! If all goes well the release date will be Sunday, January 5th. I'll post more information soon!!
Have an awesome day!!
December 31st, 2019.
Happy New Year’s Eve!
May the New Year bring you lots of love, good health & happiness!
Latest fashion updates:
Since I haven’t been able to release “Snow Ruby,” by the end of this end, I’ve decided to start a Winterfest collection. Snow Ruby being the first in the series. HA!
Thanks for hanging in here with me! I am getting closer to completing the Snow Ruby sets. Once they all are completed & ready to ship I’ll post more information.
Also, for those on the waiting list for the “Holiday Shopper.” They haven’t gone into production yet, but when they do I’ll post more information here.
Have an awesome New Year’s! See you next year!
Lots of love, Janet xxxx
Happy Friday the 13th!!
I just added 3 extra Witches Brew costume sets to the inventory!! Thank you!!
Holiday Shopper 2019
Releasing Tuesday, December 10th at 12:00pm Central Texas Time. View more information & photos on the Fashion Avenue Boutique page. See you soon!! Love, J xxxxoooo
Sunday, December 8th.
Just finished packing my handmade Louis Vuitton shopping bags.
Could this mean a new fashion release could be coming very soon? Stay tuned!
Have fun! Love, Janet xoxo
November 29th. Happy Friday! I just added (3) extra Witches Brew costume dress sets to the inventory!
Thanks a bunch! Enjoy your holiday! Love, Janet xoxoxo
I'll be heading to JoAnn Fabric's & Hobby Lobby in Denton, Texas on Black Friday!! YAY!
November 27th. Wishing you & your family a wonderful & blessed Thanksgiving holiday!
November 27th. FYI: Currently there are no new fashion releases!
I have some extra Witches Brew sets that I will add to the inventory on Friday.
Have a beautiful day!
Lots of love, Janet xoxoxo
November 18th. Happy Monday! Great news!
I've finished another batch of "Witches Brew" sets. YAY! More emails will be sent later today!
FYI: No new fashion release news yet.
Enjoy your day! xoxo Janet
November 15th. Happy Friday! Great NEWS! The first batch of waiting list "Witches Brew" fashion costume sets have been completed & are ready to ship! YAY!! Email notices will be sent out some time this morning! Thanks again! Have an awesome Friday and a beautiful weekend! Chat more soon! Lots of dolly love, Jxxxxx
November 7th, 2019. Happy Thursday!!!
Hot off the press!! Coming soon new costume release "Witches Brew."
Release date & time! Tomorrow! Friday, Nov. 8th at 12:00pm (noon) Central Texas time.
Where at the Fashion Avenue Boutique page.
Thanks a bunch! Have fun! See you soon! xoxo
11-1-2019. Just added one Sapphires n' Snowflakes dress set to the inventory on the Fashion Avenue Boutique page. Thanks again!
November 1st, 2019. Happy Friday! Hope you had a spooky Halloween!
Sorry I missed y'all yesterday. I did create an awesome witches costume set. It's a must have!
Currently there are not many in production.
Once I figure out how to proceed I'll let you know and post more information next week.
Chat more soon!
Have a fun weekend!
Much love, Janet xoxoxo
October 27th, 2019. Happy Sunday!
I'm going to be adding some extra Sapphires n' Snowflake dress sets & Bloomin' Blues dress sets along with some pearl jewelry sets to the Fashion Avenue Boutique page shortly!
Gee what's next?? Currently there are no new releases.
I will keep you posted!! Thanks a bunch!
Have a great Sunday! Love, Janet xxx
October 23rd, 2019. Happy Wednesday!!
YAY! I have all the extra "Sapphires n' Snowflakes" packed and ready to ship! I'll be sending out emails shortly!
I'll add some extra sets to the inventory on the Fashion Avenue Boutique over the weekend.
Have a great day!! Thanks for everything!
Love & hugs, Janet xoxo
October 21st! Happy Monday!!
So, I’ve been working hard making all the extra “Sapphires n’ Snowflake” dress sets. If you are currently on the waiting list you should be receiving an email this week. I have them all completed now but I still have to package them for shipping.
Now, about having a Halloween season fashion set… Long story short! I’ve been patiently waiting for some special fabric to arrive from Asia. Looks like it could take another month. I did put something else on the table but I can’t promise you anything at this time!! My husband has medical procedures this week and my ex daughter- in- law is going out of the country for a week and so my grandson’s will be here with me this week too!!
Dolly’s take me away!! LOL!!
Have a fun week!! Chat more soon! Lots of love, Janet
Monday, 3pm update!
Just wanted to let y'all know that the Ebay Seller had corrected the (2) listing. All is good!! Hope this helps! Love, Janet xoxoxo
October 21st! Happy Monday!!
First I have to say... I was on Ebay leaving feedback for a Seller, and a photo of one of my older gowns appeared there. I was like.... Wow!! That looks like my gown!! Cool it was but then I found the Seller also had listed 2 other items claiming they were "Janet outfits." Y'all they are not mine! I contacted the Seller, not sure what will come of it. Please know it doesn’t bother me that someone has to sell their Janet outfit BUT, what really sets me off is folks selling items and claiming they are mine! That's dishonest & could be fraudulent. So please beware of those selling my fashions, because they could be misleading and not mine at all.
October 10th. Happy Thursday y'all!! I'm back!!
We had an amazing time at the Dawn convention in Newport Beach, Calif. this year!! Vicki, her family & friends did an amazing presentation! Just amazing!! If you've never been to a Dawn convention before you should consider making it to at least one! Seeing friends again, and meeting new ones!! There's nothing else like it!! Fun!! Fun!! And more FUN!! :)
Have a fun day!! Back to replying to e's!!
Much love, Janet xoxox
September 26th, 2019. Great news!!
"Sapphires n’ Snowflakes" fashion dress set releasing tomorrow!
Date: Friday, September 27th, 2019
Time: 3pm central time (Texas time)
Where: Fashion Avenue Boutique page
See you soon! Much love, Janet xxx
August 30th, 2019. Happy Friday!! Great news!! Soon to be released!! End of summer fashion set. For your consideration "Bloomin' Blues." You will find a photo of it on the "home" page. This is a 4 piece fashion dress set which includes the hat, purse, dress & flowered gift bag.
Release date: Saturday (tomorrow) August 31st at 3:00pm Central Texas time.
My little Peggy Pooch prop to match is on its way. Once she arrives I will photograph her with my "Bloomin' Blues" for you to see just encase you want Peggy to make you one. :)
I know most of you are on holiday this weekend, and some are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Dorian (currently a Cat 3) heading towards Florida. My thoughts & prayers are to everyone in the path of this hurricane.
Have fun & stay safe! See you soon! Much love, Janet
August 27, 2019: Good morning!! Happy Tuesday!! Great news!!! Coming soon!!!
"Bloomin' Blues!!" I think this adorable fashion is a good way to end the summer and move into the fall. So keep an eye out!! More information to follow.
After "Bloomin' Blues," I'm hope to release my creation of Barbie's Gay Parisienne 1959, marking 60 years for Barbie & me. :) We shall see!
I'll be heading out to this years Dawn Convention being held in Newport Beach, Ca at the end of September. I can't wait to see y'all!!
Have an awesome day!! I'm off to get some sewing done & enjoy the Texas thundershowers this morning!!! :) Much love, Janet xxxx
August 18th. Wishing everyone a great Sunday. Just wanted to pop in to let you know I'm just about finished with all the extra "Smooth Sailing" dress sets. Notices should be going out to waiting list members later today. If I have any extra's I will add them to the online inventory on the Fashion Avenue Boutique page.
Have a great week! Stay cool! Lots of Love, Janet xxxx
Tuesday, August 6th! Breaking News! "Smooth Sailing" will be releasing tomorrow (Wednesday) at 1pm Central (Texas) time at the Fashion Avenue Boutique page. Some extra "Stars & Stripes" will be added than too!!
See you soon!
Love & hugs, Janet xxxx
August 5th! Coming soon! "Smooth Sailing." Release date maybe Wednesday??
More information coming soon. Enjoy the rest of your day!
Love, Janet xoxo
August 2nd! Happy Friday!! I'm working on a fashion set called "Smooth Sailing." I'll post more information once they are ready to ship, and send out a newsletter to all. Wishing y'all a great weekend! See you soon!
Love, Janet xxxxxx
July 15th! Happy Monday! Popping in to let you know I'm still working on the extra "Stars & Stripes" fashion dress sets. Should have them all completed by Tuesday, Wednesday at the latest. Wishing everything a great week! Chat more soon!
Love, Janet xxxx
Sold! Thank you!
July 9th. An extra "Sweet Dreams" pajama set has been added to the inventory.
You can find it on the Fashion Avenue Boutique page. Thank you!
Surprise! Surprise!! Happy 4th of July!! It’s almost the stroke of midnight… Wonder what I’ll do to celebrate? Barbecue with family & friends! Gee… What else can I do? I know, release a little “Stars & Stripes” to help in this celebration.
The last time I released a fashion for 4th of July was in 2003. A navy gown called Miss Independence. I’ve been looking for a photo to this gown forever. Still haven’t found one yet. If you should have one and would love to share it with us, that would be awesome!
I have 22 of these little dress sets completed & ready to ship. You can find them listed on the “Unexpected Fashion Sales” page.
Since today is a holiday, I won’t begin the packing process until Friday.
Thank you so much for your continued support & friendship!
Wishing you & your family a beautiful, blessed & safe holiday!! Lots of love, Janet xoxo
Friday, June 28th. Great news! All the extra "Lady in Pink, & Sweet Dreams" fashion sets for those on the waiting list are ready to ship!! Yahooo!! Emails to be sent shortly. If there's any fashion sets leftover I'll add them to the inventory next week. Have a great Friday and a wonderful weekend! Love, Janet xxx
FYI: Stars & Stripes ????
Sweet Pink Summer Collection coming soon!
Date: Friday, June 21st, 2019
Time: 10am central time (Texas time)
Where: Fashion Avenue Boutique page
Karl William Schneider, "Bill"
Hello my friends. I have some sad news. We have lost a cherish friend, and artist last Tuesday June 11th.
I first met Bill in 2003 on Ebay when I selling my Dawn/Pippa fashions. We shared our love Dawn, our love for painting, and we enjoyed sharing tips back and forth. Bill has been to all our fashion shows. Like most of you, I will miss him so very much.
Rest in Peace my Forever Friend.
June 19th. Happy Wednesday!! Coming soon! "Lady in Pink," and "Sweet Dreams." More information to follow soon!! xoxo
(3) extra "Midnight Bloom," & (1) extra Lady of Mystery have been added to the inventory along with a some pink pearl jewelry sets. They are on the "Unexpected Fashion Sales" page. Sold! Thank you! xoxo
Next fashion release is unknown at this time but it will be "Lady in Pink, along with a bedtime fashion set. WooHOO!!!
I'll keep you posted right here!! More information to come!
Thanks a bunch! xoxo
May 30th. Happy Thursday!!
Hope everyone is having a wonderful week! Just wanted to pop-in to let you know I have completed all the extra fashion orders for the Midnight Bloom. Emails will be going out to those on the waiting list shortly. I'm currently working on the extra Raindrops, should have them finished over this weekend.
Also, I just received my 1st class postage stamps in the mail. Anyone who purchased a Raindrops dress set from me and haven't received your free little blue umbrella, they should be shipping shortly too.
Have a great day! Chat more soon!
Love, Janet xoxo
May 19th. Happy Sunday!!
Breaking News! Hot off the press!!
"Midnight Bloom," fashion dress set will be released on the "Unexpected Fashion Sales," page at 10am Central Texas Time. Please don't worry! I will make extra sets if needed. I have 40 sets ready to ship!
Also, I made umbrellas to match the little "Raindrops" fashion set. I will be giving them away to all that have purchased with dress set directly from me. Photo can be viewed on the Raindrops page.
Have a great evening! xoxo
May 18th! Happy Saturday!!
I didn't realize there was so much going on this weekend in the Dawn/Pippa World. The annual Pippa Convention is today, and the 2019 Dawn Convention Raffle is later today too on Facebook!! And for those of us who are fans of "Game of Thrones," Sunday is the final episode in the series. (I can't miss that)
I'll be listing the new "Midnight Bloom" to the Unexpected Fashion Sales page Monday morning. Photos should be unloaded to the website on Sunday too!
So, I'm working on umbrellas to match your little "Raindrops" dress set. Once I have them finished I will be giving them away to all of you who purchased this dress set from me. I think it will display well with your doll. More information coming soon!
Enjoy your Saturday! Chat more on Sunday! Lots of love, Janet xoxo
May 17th! Happy Friday!! Coming soon!!
"Midnight Bloom" fashion dress set, ready to ship!
I will post more information tomorrow!
Also, I've been working on miniature umbrella's to match your little "Raindrops" fashion dress set. I'll post more information about this tomorrow too!!
Wishing you a happy Friday & a great weekend!! Chat more soon!
Lots of love, Janet xoxo
May 12th. Wishing all moms a beautiful & fun filled day!! Love ❤️ Janet xoxoxo
May 6th, 2019. Happy Monday!! Great news! I just finished up all the waiting list orders for the "Raindrops," fashion dress set. I'll be sending out emails to those on the waiting list, and I will be adding extras to the website inventory too!!
Wishing y'all a beautiful week!! Chat more soon!! Lots of love, Janet xoxox
April 27th! Happy Saturday!! Breaking News!! Since I don't have a new collection to release for April I thought I'd release "Raindrops," tomorrow on the Unexpected Fashion Sales page. No newsletter will be sent. Visit the "Unexpected Fashion Sales," page for more information.
Thank you so much! Enjoy your weekend! Love, Janet xoxo
April 15th! Yikes, just noticed it was Tax Day!! LOL!
Have a fabulous Easter! Wishing you a beautiful & blessed Holy week! Love, J xxx
No new fashion releases at this time. I am working on it! :)
April 9th. Happy Tuesday!!
YAHOO!! All the extra fashion orders from the Mystery Noir Collection have been completed. If you are on the waiting list and have not received an email from me please let me know!
It's 88 degrees here today, with lots of sunshine! Spring is in the air!!
Wishing you a beautiful & sunny day! Lots of love, Janet xxxooo
April 7th. Happy Sunday!!
I just can't believe we are already in month of April! Time is just fling by to fast for me! Wanted to pop-in. Hope everyone is doing well and getting ready for the spring season.
I'm still working on the extra fashion sets from the Mystery Noir Fashion Collection and just should be finishing them up over the next few days.
There are no new fashion releases coming this week! I will keep you posted.
Wishing you a beautiful & fun filled week!
Love always, Janet xoxo
March 17th. Breaking news!!!
A Class Mystery Noir fashion collection to be released!
Monday morning, 9am. Central Texas Time at the Fashion Avenue Boutique page.
For more information please go to the Fashion Avenue Boutique page.
Thank you!! See you soon!! xoxoxo
March 17th, 2019: Sunday afternoon update! FYI! No fashion show today! I'm still packing fashions. I'll post more information later this evening with photo to give you a seek peek. I'm kinda leaning towards tomorrow (Monday) morning around 9am, and then I'll begin packing fashions for shipping around 12 noon and ship them out on Tuesday.
Hope this works for you! If not, I promise to make extra sets if needed during this week.
Have a wonderful afternoon! Post more soon! :)
Top 'o the morning!! Happy Saint Patrick's Day!! Inquiry minds want to know... When's the next release??? Okay, okay!! Please hang with me! I'm trying! Maybe later this evening or tomorrow!! I should more later on and I'll post it here and send out a newsletter. Love y'all!
Enjoy your day!! Make it a happy one!! xoxo
March 14th, 2019- Happy Thursday!!
I can't believe its spring break & St Patty's too, all in one week! I have nothing spring or green to offer this week!! However, I do have a couple new exciting fashions to release in the next few days. Sunday, or Monday, I’ll keep you posted.
Right now I'm playing around with ideals in my head... Thinking the theme is going to be a classic mystery Noir film. The name of the film would be the name of my fashion, and not an actual classic film. Something like, The Black Onyx and Lady of Mystery. We shall see... The color scheme is red & black. Heehee!!
Have a fabulous day!! Much love, Janet xoxoxo
February 23nd, 2019. I have just added some extra fashions not claimed to the inventory on the "Fashion Avenue Boutique" page. (2) Ribbons 'n Bows.
Thanks a bunch!! Enjoy your day! Love & hugs, Janet xoxo
FYI: I have a new fashion design that just went into production! I can't wait to share!
February 8th. Breaking NEWS!!! "Strawberry Frost," 1st fashion set for 2019 will be release this Sunday, February 10th, at 3:00PM Central Texas time! Where?? On the Fashion Avenue Boutique page. I will be releasing a photo of the new dress set "Strawberry Frost," on the Fashion Avenue Boutique page along with information.
Have fun! See y'all soon! xoxoxo
PS. I will be posting new USPS postal rates effective today. There will be a 25 cent increase across all shipping methods.
New postal rates Effective January 27th, 2019
US domestic shipping:
First class domestic flat rate bubble mailer $3.45.
First class domestic flat rate box mailer $3.95
USPS Priority Mail flat rate $7.75.
International first class shipping (excluding Canada)
Flat rate bubble mailer $14.25
Flat rate box mailer $14.75
International first class shipping for Canada Only:
Canada first class flat rate bubble mailer $10.25
Canada first class flat rate box mailer $10.75
Happy February 7th. First the great news is I finally finished all holiday fashion waiting list orders. YAY!! If your on the waiting list and haven't heard from me please send me an email. If I have any extra holiday sets I'll post them to the inventory.
Can you believe it?? I still haven't released any new designs for 2019. Not to worry!
I hope to bring you something sweet this coming weekend!!
Have a fun Thursday! Chat more soon! Love, JC xxxxxoooo
Happy February 1st!! Just wanted to give you a quick update. I should have all the holiday waiting list orders completed by this Sunday!! If all goes well I should have 1 new fashion couture for Valentines Day. I will post more information soon!
Stay warm! Enjoy your Friday and have a wonderful weekend! Love, Janet xxooxoo
January 26th, 2019. USPS has a rate increase which goes into effect Sunday, January 27th. First class rates will be determined by distance & weight instead of just weight. I will be making adjustments to the shipping charges sometime next week and post the new shipping rates.
PS. I'm still working on the holiday waiting list orders. No new fashions yet!
I'll keep you posted though. :)
January 20th, 2019. I just added (2) extra Sunday Stroll dress sets to the inventory on the Unexpected Fashion Sales page! They are ready to ship however Monday is a federal holiday so the next available shipping date would be Tuesday. Thanks again!! Enjoy! Have a great week! Love, Janet xxxx
January 17th. Great news! The plaid fabric for the Snow Bird fashion set has arrived. YAY!! ________________________________________
January 15, 2019. Good morning everyone! Just wanted to give you the latest update. I'm currently working on all the waiting list orders. Hoping the plaid fabric used in the Snow Bird set arrives from Scotland any day now. As for new fashion release! No surprises this week but I'll keep you posted! Have a fun week! Chat more soon! Love, Janet
January 4th, 2019: Happy Friday! Hope everyone had a fun holiday season!
My family & I enjoyed every moment!
I'm back at work sewing away. It's going to take me 3 to 4 weeks to complete all the fashions on the waiting lists. I'm hoping to begin shipping some out beginning on Monday and will continue until all the fashion orders from the holiday are completed.
What's next you might asked? Hum... LOL!
Until next time! Have fun! Stay safe!
Love always, Janet xxxx
PS. I had to order more of the plaid (Stewart Dress Tartan) fabric from Scotland to make the pants for the Snow Bird set. I currently have enough fabric to make at least 15 sets. I'll keep you posted!
PS. Forgot to mention I got my computer back for the repair shop and she up and running like a charm again. Thank goodness! But then my IPhone broke so to the repair shop she went. Just got her back too! I think it's safe to say all is great at the moment!
December 31th, 2018: Cheers to the coming New Year! May it bring you peace, prosperity, good health, love & happiness!
See you next year! Lots of love, Janet xoxoxo
Good evening! Happy Saturday! I'm going to try and release the 2 new holiday fashions tomorrow, Sunday 12/16/2018 at 3PM central time at the Fashion Avenue Boutique page. My PC is still down and has to take a trip to the PC doctor on Monday. I'm going to launch in from Joey's laptop. Hope all goes well! See you soon! Thanks again! :)
Update Dec. 13th. 10PM. Hello again my friends! I have been able to make some changes using Joey's laptop however there's a lot more tech stuff that has to be done before I can release the show.
I just ordered a desktop monitor for my computer. Maybe it'll solve the problem. I have to go out of town tomorrow to pick it up. I'll be back here on Sunday in hopes to re-release the show at 3pm central time. Thanks for all your patience pat & understanding.
Have a wonderful weekend! Love, Janet xoxo
Thursday 8PM update! Sorry I was unable to release the holiday collection as scheduled today. Still not sure what went wrong, but Joey (youngest son) gave me his laptop to use. I'll work on the website and see if I can correct the problem. If I can get it fixed I'll reschedule the show for tomorrow morning. I'll send another newsletter out late tonight.
Thank you all for your patience atience'spatiand understanding.
Cancelled show!!! Reschedule at a later time when all is working properly. I will send at a newsletter when all fixed. Thank you! Sorry everyone. I can not property open the show! Not even sure if you can get this message. I will continue to work on it.
Dec. 13th! Happy Thursday! Well, I'm running a little behind today. My computer went to sleep last night and refuses to wake up. Just dug out Mike's old laptop and praying I'm able to get everything working on this before today's show.
Also I want to let you know that the "Holiday Shopper" fashion has changed names.
It's new name is "Snow Bird."
Okay, once I have everything here up I'll update this message.
Have a great day! Chat more soon!
Love, Janet xoxo
Dec. 12th, 2018: Happy Holiday’s! Breaking news! The holiday fashion collection will be released tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 13th at 3pm central Texas time at the "Fashion Avenue Boutique page. Photo coming soon to the "home" page.
Thanks a bunch! See you soon!
Monday, November 26th, 2018. I was taking a trip down memory lane.
Here's my 1st Christmas Collection 2003.
Holiday Collection 2003.
11/21/2018: Happy Thanksgiving Eve !
Just dropping in to wish everyone a fabulous & beautiful Thanksgiving Holiday!
I am so grateful & thankful to you all my doll friends. You are all family to me. Without you there could be no me. Dolls have been my passion for my entire life and when my mom taught me to sew, she opened up a whole new world of possibilities. Linking both my passion for dolls and my passion for fashions what more could a girl like me asked for?
On this Thanksgiving Day, I want to take this moment to thank each of you for continuing to support my creations and keeping my dream alive. I am so blessed to be a small part of your lives. Thank you for always filling my heart with laughter & love! Thank you for all the smiles and yes even some tears.
You are the best!
May your days be filled with sunshine, smiles, fun & love!
Happy Thanksgiving my friends! Love always, Janet xoxo
***Breaking News! Friday, November 23rd at 3pm Central time I will be adding two new fashion sets to the "Unexpected Fashion Sales" page. This is not the official Christmas Collection. I will release that some time next month. This is a unannounced collection in which I have decided to call the "Holiday Desserts Collection." Pistachio 'n Buttercream Fluff & Green Apple Sorbet! Just the names alone should give you a hint of the color schemes being used! It is a fabulous collection and it does have hints of the Christmas holiday too!
I hope to have a photo posted tomorrow.
Have fun & enjoy your holiday! Love, Janet xoxo
October 19th! Happy Friday!! Great news!! Just finish the latest in the Vamp Collection! Bride of Darkness & Sunrise! Both stunning sets!! I haven't begun packing or photographing yet! Hope to have most of that done by night fall. If all goes well, I'll send a newsletter out tonight and release these two gems tomorrow (Saturday) at 3pmTexas central daylight time!
Have a great day!!
More info coming soon! Love, Janet xoxo
Friday, October 5th, 2018. The Dawn convention, “Meet me in St. Louis,” was awesome!! We all had a blast!! It was fabulous!! Meeting new & reconnecting with other friends was my most treasure moments!!! I didn't want it to end!! The drive to St. Louis and back was wonderful too! St. Louis was awesome and Mike & I enjoyed the day we spent in St. Charles too!! Mike made friends with other Dawn collector’s husbands, and he's all in for next year’s too!! YAY!!
The Dawn Convention Doll was breathtaking. She’s to die for!! The convention mini and all other doll goodies were totally fabulous! The items that were donated by other collectors were all cherished items. The contests, party games, raffles, and foods were all so very exciting!! At the “Meet & Greet” you were able to purchase dolls, fashions, & other cool things for your dolls! The attendees also received a charm bracelet with 20 charms identifying each year’s convention. Cool! If you’ve never been to a Dawn Convention try to attend at least one! However, they can certainly be very addicting!
A special “thank you & a round of applause to the Hostess, Trish Freeland, her mama Rosemary (chief hostess assistant, and cheerleader) for this year’s convention, all of the team players that make these conventions possible. Without their love, hard work, dedication, benefactors, creators, advisors, coordinators, the convention could not be possible. It’s just amazing to see how everyone pulls together to make an endless weekend of pure fun & laughter. Thank you all!
***On a fashion note! I have finally finished waiting list orders, and emails will be sent over the next day or two.
I will also be adding to the inventory some extra fashions & jewelry from previous releases. You will be able to find them in the “Unexpected Fashion Sales,” page some time over this weekend.
Have a great Friday & a fun weekend!! Lots of love, Janet xoxo
Celebrating the life of Rebecca "Bex" Montague
Rebecca "Bex" Montague, August 29th, 1967-June 13th, 2016.
Happy October!! It’s that time of year where we all give what we can to help others.
Rebecca “Bex” Montague 3rd annual Cancer Research Fundraiser Charity event is underway. This year Lisa Testerman (Bex’s soul sister) has started two separate cancer research fundraiser in Bex’s honor. Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (Bex’s cancer,) and The Breast Cancer Research Fund in Bex’s honor as she wanted to help other women.
Below is a couple of special website links. One is to the direct website to make your charitable donations, and the other website is to the Facebook page to where you can view other information and photos of donations that will be raffled off at the end of this month.
Please go to this website to read Bex’s story and all other information Lisa has posted about the charities, how to donated, and raffle information.
Facebook website link:
With love, Janet xoxo
September 18th, 2018
Breaking News! Photo coming soon!
Surprise “Sunny Days,” yellow & white new gingham day dress set releasing this Wednesday (tomorrow) afternoon.
Date: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
Time: 2pm central time (Texas time)
Where: The “Unexpected Fashion Sales" web-page.
Ending the summer with an adorable new fashion dress set called Sunny Days! I Hope you will be able to join me here tomorrow. There are 40 dress sets packaged and ready for immediate shipping, along with some pearl jewelry sets too,
Please know if we should sell out I will do my best to make extra dress sets if needed.
I’m looking forward to attending the “Meet Me in St. Louis” 20th annual Dawn convention next weekend. If you are attending please stop & say hello.
Thank you so much for allowing me to continue to share my creations with you.
Wishing you all a very beautiful week!
September 16th, 2018. Happy Sunday!!
Hope everyone is safe and well! Our trip to South Carolina & Georgia was wonderful!! Getting ready to head to the Dawn convention is St. Louis on the 27th. I can't wait to see everyone!
I've been working on completing this adorable little yellow & white gingham fashion dress. I should be finishing up today, and then start the packing process. Release date will be this week. I'll post a time and day late tomorrow, once everything is packed and ready to ship.
Chat more soon!! Thanks a bunch! Lots of love, Janet xoxo
August 22nd, 2018! Happy Wednesday!!
Just wanted to let you know that I've been working hard on filling all the waiting list fashion orders.
No new fashion sets to be released at this time. I did start on the yellow & white gingham new fashion design day dress but not sure if I can get them completed before the Fall/Halloween collection.
See, I'll be leaving for South Carolina next week and returning September 6th. Then I'll be leaving on Sept 27th and heading to St. Louis for the Dawn Doll Convention! WooHOO!! So as you can see I'm not sure what designs will be coming next. I'll keep you posted!!
Enjoy the rest of your week!! Lots of love, Janet xoxo
August 10th, 2018: Breaking News!
Tomorrow Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 3pm Central Texas time in the “Fashion Avenue Boutique” page, Tier de’Mint & Golden Mint Stardust dress sets will be released for your consideration. There are 30 of each design, completed & ready to ship. Not to worry, if we sell out I will do my best to make you one.
Also, I have restocked the (2) white pearl jewelry sets. They will be available on the "Mint Collection," page too.
Thanks a million for your continuous support.
Enjoy you day and have a great weekend! Love & hugs, Janet xoxo
August 6th! Happy Monday! Breaking news! Two new fashion sets coming soon! This is the mint color gown collection sets. They have been completed & ready to ship! I'll try to have a photo posted too. More information to be released later this week.
I'll be away from my studio for the next few days. I'll have more information when I return. I will reply to email at that time too!
Have an awesome week! Lots of love, Janet xoxo
July 28th! Happy Saturday night! SOLD OUT!
I just added 2 extra "Sunday Stroll" dress setsto the inventory in the "Unexpected Fashion Sales," page. I've also added 3 "Luncheon Dates," and 5 white pearl jewelry sets to the inventory in the "Fashion Avenue Boutique," page. Or, click on the photos below. Thanks again! xoxo