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Just Cavalli and 1920s-1930s womenswear for playing tennis. what do you get when you mix them together?


i’m still on my long holiday, and my hair is getting ever so longer, and i want to cut it but i don’t know what style i want it to be, and it’s been so so SO hot here lately. 727 more words

Regency Gown Re-done: an evaluation of alterations after wearing the dress again

Like many, I finished my dress the night before an event. Why? Because I have no idea. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that hemming and other light sewing does not make me ill in the car, so I hemmed the small bits of the gores and sewed down the skirt tuck in about 2 hours and I did not even notice we were already outside Madison! 434 more words

19th Century Clothing

The Teacher Appreciation Society

Our teachers do an amazing job.

Just keeping control over a class of 25+ children, let alone being able to to teach them anything takes super human levels of skill and patience. 168 more words

Elsa Dress, glitter and sequins

So going with my theme of crazy, I have been having a tricky time of glitter and sequins.

Glitter:  I made freezer paper stencils.  I believe that I have a bruise on my finger tip from tracing 50 snowflakes, blisters from cutting them out,  and scraps of paper all over my dining room.   303 more words

Going Deeper ~ Lap Quilts

It’s funny!  Normally I don’t teach in the summer because of vacations and activities and it being so difficult to arrange schedules.  But this summer is different.  841 more words

Sewing Projects

Sometimes you just have to let someone’s work inspire and inform.  Found that in this blog post love her work but then again I’m easily swayed when it has to do with retro

June Challenge: Hello Bombshell!.

Sewing Projects

Saved by accessories... McCalls 6844

I said that I was going to make another pair of jeans. And I haven’t. I will, just not within a fortnight. I’ve decided to be kind to myself. 1,132 more words

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