My Sew Sew Life-One Yard of Black and Red Flannel & Zero Waste

My Sew Sew Life-One Yard of Black and Red Flannel & Zero Waste

Four or five years ago I purchased one yard of red and black plaid flannel. My aim was to sew some type of garment for Dylan, our Mountain Feist dog. He's a short hair dog and in the winter gets cold (he does have a few sweaters). But mainly, I though he would just look [...]

Vintage Silk Vera for Style Imitating Art

Vintage Silk Vera for Style Imitating Art

It's time for another Style Imitating Art challenge. The art for this round was picked by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey. She picked a tapestry by the 19th century British Arts & Crafts Movement artist William Morris. He was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. [...]

Spinning a Yarn-New Cardi Knitted in My “Rows of Many Colors” Technique

Spinning a Yarn-New Cardi Knitted in My “Rows of Many Colors” Technique

One of my first finished projects during last Spring’s Covid lock-down was a long cardigan that I knitted in my Rows of Many Colors (ROMC) technique. Started in September 2019, I finally finished it sometime in mid April. This had been a long anticipated design. After coming up with the this technique about eleven years [...]

Spinning a Yarn- Knitted Accessories for Style Imitating Art

Spinning a Yarn- Knitted Accessories for Style Imitating Art

Hello, it's time for another Style Imitating Art. I didn't have anything in my archives so today's post is hot of the press. Today's work of art was chosen by Kim of Fierce Fashion. This winter landscape entitled Garden Under Snow is an early work (1879) by Paul Gauguine. Typically, Gauguine is know for his [...]

Purple, Brown and Leopard For Style Imitating Art

Purple, Brown and Leopard For Style Imitating Art

I am again participating in the Style Imitating Art Challenge , which is the brain child of three bloggers: Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks, Kim of Fierce Fashion, and Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey. Twice a month they they take turns picking a work of art or a piece of historical clothing and [...]