My Sew Sew Life-Vitali Babani Spring 1920: Making and Styling

My Sew Sew Life-Vitali Babani Spring 1920: Making and Styling

Hello all, I'm going back in time for this one; Spring 1920. My dress was designed by Vitali Babini for his collection that season. We are very lucky that Folk Wear patterns adapted this dress back in 1993 for their vintage collection. Slightly redesigned and under a different name, it is still in their catalogue! [...]

Maybe Just a Little Boho for SIA’s “The Child’s Bath” by Mary Cassatt

Maybe Just a Little Boho for SIA’s “The Child’s Bath” by Mary Cassatt

Welcome to my interpretation of this round of Style Imitating Art. A Little Background Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of us selects an [...]

Turquoise, Black and Sometimes a Yellow Cat for SIA’s Frederick Edwin Church’s Aurora Borealis

Turquoise, Black and Sometimes a Yellow Cat for SIA’s Frederick Edwin Church’s Aurora Borealis

Welcome to my interpretation of this round of Style Imitating Art. A Little Background Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of us selects an [...]

My Sew-Sew Life: 1+1=1 or Not

My Sew-Sew Life: 1+1=1 or Not

Welcome to my blog today. As the title has hinted, this is another sewing story. During this summer, two of the pieces I've sewn for myself are a new pair of palazzo pants and a knit dolmen sleeve top. These two pieces are from different patterns and not especially meant to go with each other [...]

For the Love of Vintage &2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

For the Love of Vintage &2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

Those who follow me on Instagram saw this photo pop up on my feed about three weeks ago. My good friend, Diana and I were up shopping in Kansas City for the day and one of our stops was Donna's Dress Shop in Kansas City's Westport area. It was love at first sight for me [...]

Red, White and Denim-2nd Loved 1st Friday #1

Red, White and Denim-2nd Loved 1st Friday #1

Hello, and welcome to MeadowTree’s first 2nd Loved 1st Friday. This is the day that I celebrate my love of finding that special item that isn’t new but is new to me. It is also the first day of my Linkup and I invite all of you to linkup with your finds. I love a [...]