No Wrong Moves with Iris Van Herpen

By |2019-01-10T20:06:37+00:00December 24th, 2018|Costume Fashion Art Exhibits, Interviews w/Sewists, Uncategorized|

Iris Van Herpen is a Dutch fashion designer that manages to balance technology, femininity and nature in her amazing works. I caught her show, “Transforming Fashion,” last December when it appeared at the Cincinnati Museum of Art. I was left breathless from her incredible, uncaged talent. The show included some earlier pieces that she made with […]

In search of Handmade Troy, Ohio

By |2018-09-24T08:00:56+00:00September 24th, 2018|Today's Fashion, Uncategorized|

Jeffrey and I rode our bicycles, lightly packed for an overnight, in search of handmade to the town of Troy, Ohio. The cycling was gorgeous as we moved alongside the river on the Great Miami River Recreational Trail. A thirty mile ride almost entirely on the bike path. I love a short trip that has […]

Wrap Top 1970s Inspired by Tracy McElfresh

By |2017-08-07T07:32:34+00:00August 7th, 2017|1970s Style Fashion, makes of 2017, Tracy Designs Dresses|

I’m back from a Charleston, SC vacation and I got to get crazy in a friends fabric shop, Five Eighth Seams! I bought tons of awesome knits to make more Insta Dress Tops at the Dayton Mini Maker Faire. I’m happy to be home with lots of awesome alterations […]

Dayton’s Mini Makers Faire and Real Art’s, Boneyard Build Off Competition Capes

By |2017-02-08T00:21:18+00:00September 6th, 2016|Makes of 2016, Uncategorized|

This summer I got involved in the very first Dayton Mini Maker’s Faire. I was really happy to be a part of this event. I met so many wonderful people.

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When I did maker’s table with children sewing toys, projects and things for adults, I also got asked […]