Chasing Frida Kahlo in a Dress at the Finding Frida Art Exhibit

By |2018-05-28T07:34:37+00:00May 28th, 2018|1920s Style Fashion, 1930s Style Fashion, Art made by Tracy McElfresh, Costumes, Fashion Dress Replicas, Table Cloth Dresses, Tracy Designs Dresses|

Why Frida?

Frida Kahlo is a Mexican artist and icon. She is such a powerful presence for so many female artist. The love for Frida goes beyond her wonderful art, her style and the emotion she portrays. There is a romance and power around her ageless story. In a time where women had little rights Frida […]

Dress of Barkcloth

By |2017-02-08T00:12:48+00:00October 10th, 2016|1960s Style Fashion, Makes of 2011, Uncategorized|

Short and sweet this week, sorry friends, fall camping, upcoming Clash Fashion Show and photo shoots are on my agenda. This is the time of the year everyone is super busy, I’m sure you are no exception.

Today I’m writing about my barkcloth dress. Let’s start with the fabric! As a gift Diana owner of 

DIA Frida Inspired Dress

By |2017-02-08T00:37:21+00:00November 9th, 2015|1930s Style Fashion, Fashion Dress Replicas, Makes of 2015, Sew Dayton, Tracy Designs Dresses, Uncategorized|

Frida Kahlo inspires so many artists. Is it her art, her awesome girl power, her big and bold style, her sadness in her paintings or just her dramatic character?

notes from DIA

My red Frida Kahlo inspired dress was designed after our trip to the Frida Diego art […]

The Frida Dress

By |2017-02-07T23:42:39+00:00September 17th, 2015|Early 20th Century Style Fashion, Fashion Dress Replicas, Makes of 2015, Tracy Designs Dresses, Uncategorized|

Tracy McElfresh

The Frida Dress all started with this clay sculpture my husband brought me back from Portland, Oregon.

Tracy McElfresh

Then I picked my fabric, Alexander Henry’s Fabric.

Tracy McElfresh