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Category Archives: Wardrobe

Wardrobe: Charming Flaw + TNT’s

posted on 02/12/2014, by

On the subject of wardrobes and style, there was an article that I really enjoyed in the New York Times that I thought I’d share and comment on. In a newly released book called “The Killer Detail, ” style icons are depicted with photographs by some of the best photographers. What’s unique about the images  Continue Reading »

Make Your Own Pattern: Reese

posted on 07/8/2013, by

Just before the weather turned, I was shopping for the warmer temperatures at a few local stores and in the distance in one store, a blue, floral printed top caught my eye. The colors were vibrant and that’s just what I needed after a winter that wouldn’t go away. I walked over to the table  Continue Reading »

How i Wore It: Sequin Skirt

posted on 03/25/2013, by

Selfies! Is anyone else as confused and embarrassed about this new phenomenon as I am? An interview that has remained vivid in my memory is one with J. Crew’s Creative Director, Jenna Lyons. The woman is the Einstein of the fashion world, she created the perfect equation for everyday attire, and it is when she  Continue Reading »

How i Wore It: Vintage Nightgown and Bodysuit

posted on 03/19/2013, by

Other than vacuuming while wearing a wedding dress and drinking wine (like I admitted to doing), do you ever play dress up? I use the word play loosely because it’s not so much about playing, it’s more about just feeling good about yourself. Life sometimes gets in the way of looking pretty during the week  Continue Reading »













      Did you hear that I'm teaching an online bra making class? In one hour, I walk you through constructing a bra from start to finish, and I'll cover choosing a bra pattern, finding your size, tracing and cutting tips and construction. Click HERE to sign up now!

       

      Marce's getting technical. Miss Oonaballoona posted a super easy JUMPER TUTORIAL. Only involving a rectangle and triangle, this is a quick make.

       

      NORMA shares her newest notions, the tools that she recently picked up and is now in love with.

       

      I love a good interview; DIXIE featured a neat one, conducting a Q&A with costume and historical sewer Andrea Schewe.

       

      How do you get rid of me-made items? SARAI discusses this very topic.

       

      Check out HEATHER'S new studio. I love the bright, Scandinavian aesthetic and stained glass windows.

       

      LAUREN finally finished her OAL (outfit-a-long) and you must check out what she made!

       

      Have you seen Grainline Studio's new pattern, THE ALDER DRESS? Hop on over to see one of the best summer staples. Also, Jen is currently hosting a sew-a-long if you want to join.