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.
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\n\nJeffrey and my tea cups were my colors.
When my etsy shop does well I spend money! I got this awesome pattern from Wearing History called the Sophie Jacket, circa 1899. It reminded me of one of my favorite vampire movies, Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
I wanted to invest into my skill set more than simply sewing with solid materials (#solidschallenge~ sewing with solid materials show my […]
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 […]
In 2006 after making my best friends bridesmaid dresses I decided to make myself a flapper dress with matching jacket to wear to her wedding. At the time I worked for Hancock fabric. I got a great discount plus back then you could make model garments. Model garments are garments made by employees, supplies are all […]
The Granny Dress was truly inspired by the little historic town of Miamisburg, Ohio with 19th century architecture. I love to visit other indie fabric shops. Miamisburg has Little Shop Of Stitches and great bike trails by the Great Miami River. It was a win, win for my 42 birthday. These are the fabrics I chose […]