The Mindful Wardrobe

By |2019-06-24T06:37:22-04:00June 24th, 2019|1950s Style Fashion, Makes of 2008, Table Cloth Dresses, Uncategorized|

We are all seeing a movement called “Mindful Clothing.” The trend is popping up everywhere again. It’s a few things, fixing and mending what you own, buying handmade clothing, buying vintage, up-cycling and staying away from fast fashion. In the 1940s there was the “Make do and Mend” movement, a time heavily influenced by WWII […]

Japanese Love Dress

By |2017-02-07T23:14:54-04:00September 28th, 2015|1960s Style Fashion, Makes of 2008, Uncategorized|

This dress remains one of my all time favorites. I used a Project Runway pattern, large buttons, military style tabs, front bib on my bodice, made my own bias tape and color blocked contrasting coordinates on the back of the dress.

Tracy McElfresh

When I made this dress […]