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 [...]

My Sew Sew Life-New Shirt From Vogue 9299

My Sew Sew Life-New Shirt From Vogue 9299

The title that I really wanted for this story was: My Vogue Pattern Shirt With Added Pockets and Really Hacked Sleeves. But that was just a tad too long. This pattern is described as a top. It has a full buttoned front, with a yoke in the back. There are two different sleeve options, which [...]

Style Wise-One Asymmetrical Story

Style Wise-One Asymmetrical Story

I realized that my last three posts on this blog had something in common. They all featured asymmetrical styles. It finally hit me that this is a line that I seem to gravitate towards when it comes to style. Hence, this style story was born. What Is Asymmetrical? In the most simple terms, asymmetrical is [...]

My Sew Sew Life-Dramatic Black Tunic for Style Imitating Art

My Sew Sew Life-Dramatic Black Tunic for Style Imitating Art

The work for this week’s Style Imitating Art is phenomenal. Right at the top, I would like to think Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey for featuring this wonderful Brazilian fiber artist. After Salazar posted the challenge, I did a little research and found that Janaina Mello Landini received her architectural degree in 1999 and [...]

Always in Vogue-A Book Review

Always in Vogue-A Book Review

 Anna Wintour became the editor-in-chief of Vogue in 1988. Thirty-two years is quite notable. However, Edna Woolman Chase has the crown when it comes service to Vogue. For the fifty-seven years that she worked for Vogue, thirty-eight were spent as editor-in-chief. And not just of American Vogue but of the French and British Editions. I [...]

My Sew-Sew Life: Tom & Linda Platt’s Dress, Vogue Pattern 1348, for Style Imitating Art

My Sew-Sew Life: Tom & Linda Platt’s Dress, Vogue Pattern 1348, for Style Imitating Art

It's time for another Style Imitating Art entry. The challenge art work for this round is curated by Kim of Fierce Fashion. She has picked Bouquet of Wild Flowers by Odilon Redin, a member of the 19th century French avant-garde art movement. Bouquet of Wild FlowersOdilon RedonDate: c.1900Style: Realism, SymbolismGenre: flower paintingMedia: oil, canvas My [...]