Browsing Archive: June, 2011

More Sizes of Microbead Breast Forms Just Added!

Posted by Mary LaCaze on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, In : Breast Forms 
As promised, I've added more sizes of microbead breast forms to the pattern shown on the 'Sew Your Own Breast Forms' page of this site so that you can see how to re-draw my pattern into your own size now, saving you hours of experimenting.

If you don't sew, I've also added more sizes of completed forms on the 'Items For Sale' page.  You can buy them already made for less than buying all the materials to get started, so even my non-sewing readers can try these lightweight forms now.  If you don...
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New microbead breast form sizes! AND a new bra band clip!

Posted by Mary LaCaze on Saturday, June 25, 2011, In : Breast Forms 
Yeah, I know... I've been promising some of you who wrote that I'd draft more patterns soon in different sizes, and offer more sizes on the 'Items for Sale' page.  I totally get how hard this stuff is to do for those who don't sew, because I do sew, and I STILL have trouble tracking down all the right materials and finding time to create new items.  Between handling a lot more summer 'chores' and my husband's health issues, I got a bit behind with designing this month.  However, today was the...
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Life happens, so be prepared!

Posted by Mary LaCaze on Thursday, June 23, 2011, In : Announcements 
Almost 3 weeks ago, my husband had a heart attack.  And I was afterward reminded of a few facts that all women (and especially those living with mastectomy) should consider. 

First of all, hubby is fine now.  It was a scary couple of days when it happened, with an evening in the emergency room, an amazing cardiac team being called to the hospital in the middle of the night to save him, and a week later, a bit more outpatient surgery.  We were blessed to have the local 'rock star' of cardiac s...
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Who and Why...


My name is Mary. I'm a survivor of breast cancer. After bilateral mastectomy and chemotherapy in 2007, I'd thought everything would be fine when the last chemo treatment was done and my hair grew back. But, there was so much to learn before being comfortable again! I'm still seeking more solutions to the mastectomy issues that so many of us share, and wrote this website to hopefully help others skip ahead on the learning curve.