The Project With Everything!

By |2022-08-15T18:14:14-04:00August 15th, 2022|1920s Style Fashion, 1960s Style Fashion, Costumes, Tracy Designs Dresses, Uncategorized|

This project has everything; replicating, inspiration, upcycling and fandom!

The B52’s have the most amazing stage clothes, period. When I saw Cindy Wilson bouncing around on stage in a Sunday Morning show story clip I knew I wanted a piece of that fun.

I went to the local thrift […]

Letting Myself Van Glow

By |2022-02-08T06:16:15-05:00February 8th, 2022|1930s Style Fashion, 1940s Style Fashion, 1950s Style Fashion, Uncategorized|

Dresses, dresses, dresses! After seeing the Columbus Museum of Art exhibit, Through Vincent’s Eyes, I’ve decided no matter what people think to keep doing what I love. Vincent Van Gogh only painted for one decade and made 2000 pieces of art. 2000 dresses?

Year of Awareness, 2021 Designers Review

By |2021-12-27T06:26:53-05:00December 27th, 2021|Tracy Designs Dresses, Uncategorized|

Let’s face it, the year of less was a total joke. I adopted the mantra from a book where the author tried not shopping for one year. Her addiction to shopping changed into other addictions until she realized the secret to happiness for her was crafting, having extra time, friends, and family.

By January […]

Making Patches on a Regular Sewing Machine

By |2021-10-22T07:35:18-04:00October 18th, 2021|Arts and Crafts, Costumes, Uncategorized|

My blog as has taken a back seat after the newest Apple update crashed my computer. Apple was kind enough to wipe it clean and restore it to a 2014 update – and today I am writing you from my cell phone.

So, I’m ten months into my Year of Less and finding even more creative […]

This Sewing Machine is Amazing, But Why?

By |2021-10-22T07:35:55-04:00July 26th, 2021|Interviews w/Sewists|

Have you ever tried something that looked so easy only to find out it was an uncontrollable challenge? This was my lesson in free motion sewing machine embroidery. I watched a few YouTube videos, thought I knew what I was doing, and failed miserably. Modern life, ha!

I decided to practice everyday for […]

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