I love to spend hours browsing the internet looking for amazing dress styles to inspire my projects. Lately I have been seeing a lot of beautiful Spanish style Flamenco dancing dresses. I’m drawn to the way they move, bounce, flow and cling to a curvy shaped body. Below on the left, is a screen shot photo that […]
For my 2nd solids challenge I wanted to learn more heirloom skills and since I am addicted to the 1920s styles I wanted to make a little something like this.
Inspiration screen shot photo
\n\nJeffrey and my tea cups were my colors.
I wanted a flapper fringe dress and Hancock Fabric closing was my perfect opportunity. Long fringe usually sells for $9.99 a yard and I needed 7-9 yards for a dress. This dresses could cost over $150 in just supplies.
Sad Hancock Fabric is closing, very happy to […]
Have you ever wanted to sew an amazing era dress and be able to put it in an big art show? Last January I was invited to be in an art show called The Dig Project. I happily accepted before even reading what it was.
Breaking it down simply any artist in a 30 mile radius of Dayton is […]
Saturday my husband, Jeffery and I took a trip to Columbus’s Museum of Art to see Spin Art. It honored record covers by famous artist. I too collect records, some for the vintage covers and some for the art inside.\n\nA girl can dream right? Let’s daydream that I got to go to a few […]
The sheath dress is one I know well, I’ve made this dress over 25 times. In 2010 I practiced on everyone’s different measurements and body types and gifted many of these dresses. The sheath dress is generally a fitted garment that length hits right below the knees. It has been worn by Michelle Obama, […]
I hope you are enjoying the new year. I wanted to give you a little sneak peek of some of my new 2016 solids challenges and upcoming ones.
Why solids for 2016? Solids are easy to spot mistakes and great to show off craftsmanship. Using only solids I will need to really get creative and think outside the […]