Interview with Unique Rug Hooking Artist Jo Wick

By |2018-02-07T00:28:42+00:00February 5th, 2018|1800s Style Fashion, Uncategorized|

I interviewed artist Jo Wick about rug hooking. Jo is both extremely talented and very prolific in her field. I think that if you love doing something you will choose do it all the time and in return reach new heights. It’s all about jumping in that rabbit hole and having a good adventure.

Jo, tell […]

Pittsburgh Art, Fashion, Warhol, Couture Fabric Store, Beer and More

By |2017-11-06T07:38:31+00:00November 6th, 2017|1960s Style Fashion, Indie Patterns, makes of 2017, Uncategorized|

Retail is no joke with the amount of hours you put in. 2017 led to a huge purge, a minimalist approach to my lifestyle, daily chore list and defining the places we want to travel to. Pittsburgh was our first culture hop. Photos, art, people watching and coffee are some of my favorite attractions. I am […]

My Retro Sewn Etsy Shop

By |2017-02-08T01:17:00+00:00April 11th, 2016|Art made by Tracy McElfresh, Tracy Designs Dresses, Uncategorized|

Life moves and changes so fast. Today I am taking a look back at my etsy shop. I started TRacyseWS, my etsy shop in 2009 as a way to start selling the multiple retro dolls and hats I was designing. Slowly it stated changing to my vintage inspired, handmade dresses. Then to a custom […]

Etch Graffiti Dress

By |2017-02-08T00:52:56+00:00December 7th, 2015|1950s Style Fashion, Costumes, Formal Wear, Makes of 2015, Tracy Designs Dresses, Uncategorized|

Put some sugar on it!!! WARNING!! I’m holding nothing back in this journal listing.\n\nSorry, I’m a little tired from last nights Sleater Kinny/ Waxahatchee music show.

I have been extremely excited to tell you all about the graffiti dress. I kept it secret for so long and it about killed me! When I make […]