12 Number of years that Beth Guinta has been sewing (and boy, are her hands tired).
60 Hand-sewn, Vargas-pinup-inspired, curvaceous and film-noir-sexy dresses in Guinta's closet.
2 Items Beth Guinta won't make for herself but buys new: sweaters and shoes, which are always high heels.
2 Piercings in Guinta's nose.
150 Dreadlocks on Guinta's head.
5 Years she has been growing said dreadlocks.
21 Years Guinta has been on the planet.
1 Giant flower in Guinta's hair.
186 Years since her native Maine was granted statehood.
5 Days a week that Guinta works at Cy Rudnick's, a Crown Center fabric store.
0 Pairs of pants Guinta has worn in her lifetime.
1 Fashion show featuring Guinta's creations the night of May 6 at the Hangout (3611 Broadway).
6 Models in Guinta's show, which matches women she likes with shapes that fit and colors that complement their personal flavors.
That's why this week we love Beth Guinta.