From Play to Passion

By |2019-04-01T06:01:09-04:00April 1st, 2019|Costumes, Fashion Shows, Today's Fashion, Uncategorized|

When I was young, I used to dress my Barbie Dolls in scraps of fabric, creating unique fashions for the various festivals and outings they would attend. When I was in high school, my Grandmother let me use her sewing machine in the basement where I would “Frankenstein” outfits together from thrift store finds, which […]

Photo Shoots Behind the Scenes

By |2017-07-17T08:17:48-04:00July 17th, 2017|Fashion Shows, makes of 2017|

I’m having a great time this morning looking at some really old photos and digging deep in the archives. There’s just something about old photos that spark so many memories and feelings of joy. Many of the dresses I no longer have so having pictures becomes incredibly important to me.

Since 2009 I have done so […]

DIY Professionally Printing Your Own T-Shirts by Designer Gwen Vo

By |2017-06-26T06:26:16-04:00June 26th, 2017|makes of 2017|

Hi! I’m excited to guest blog this week. I’ve something super exciting to share, first let me tell you about me. My name is Gwendolyn Vo and I’m a stay at home mom to 3 super busy kids and a hard working husband who fights professionally. I began modeling in my spare “non mommy time” […]

Fashion Show Round up! October 2016

By |2017-02-08T00:07:01-04:00October 24th, 2016|Fashion Dress Replicas, Fashion Shows, Formal Wear, Heirloom Sewing, Indie Patterns, Makes of 2016, Uncategorized|

It’s a 2016 fall round up people!

The photos from RP3 Photoworks from the Clash Fashion show are out. Feel free to click away to see details about how some of my line was made.

French Victorian jacket circa 1899 was worn by Tara pattern is made by Wearing History, Sophia. I write about the making

Clash Spring Fashion Show 2016

By |2017-02-08T01:15:15-04:00April 17th, 2016|Fashion Shows, Uncategorized|

The next Clash Fashion Show is right around the corner, April 24th at 7pm.

I would like to celebrate a few of the other designers that will be showcased in the Spring Clash Fashion Show.


Anna Jones-Huguely of Gone BanAnnas

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Anna says,”I started making […]

The Sheath Dress

By |2017-02-08T01:24:40-04:00February 8th, 2016|1960s Style Fashion, Fashion Shows, Formal Wear, Makes of 2010, Uncategorized|

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, […]

Clash Dayton Fashion Shows w/Pictures

By |2017-02-08T00:48:05-04:00December 15th, 2015|Fashion Shows, Makes of 2015, Uncategorized|

Twice a year Clash Dayton a small but mighty shop in the Oregon District puts on a big fashion show. Every fall and spring we gear up for this amazing event. This was my 6th year participating in the show.

I have made so many friends, memories and connections at the Clash fashion show that […]