Interview with Unique Rug Hooking Artist Jo Wick

By | 2018-02-07T00:28:42+00:00 February 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 […]

Natural Dying Part 2 and Viking Apron Dress

By | 2017-02-08T00:42:28+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Costumes, Tracy Designs Dresses, Uncategorized|

After my first round of natural dying I was really set off by the lack color. For my 2nd round I would try to color my Cotton and Steel double gauze with the spice turmeric, it worked! Here is what I did!

I decided to soak my fabric in 4 quarts water, 1 part vinegar for […]

Natural Dying pt 1 and the Bohemian Peasant Dress

By | 2017-02-08T00:44:37+00:00 July 4th, 2016|1970s Style Fashion, Makes of 2016, Uncategorized|

For 2016, I have been on a long flowing bohemian kick. Last week I thought I would give natural dying a try as part of my solids challenges for 2016.\n\nI used a 1970s pattern for my Dayton Dressmakers Club Meet Up’s pattern swap.

Tracy McElfresh Natural Dying

My […]