My Sew Sew Life-Vogue 1567; a Paco Peralta Skirt-Making & Styling

My Sew Sew Life-Vogue 1567; a Paco Peralta Skirt-Making & Styling

The minute I saw this pattern four years ago, by the late Paco Peralta, I knew I would have to make this skirt and top. The pattern came out it late 2017. It just took me a few years to get to it! I'm not going to discuss the top because I've already written about [...]

A #memade Skirt for Sonia Delunay’s “Simultaneous Dresses”

A #memade Skirt for Sonia Delunay’s “Simultaneous Dresses”

About Style Imitating Art 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 inspirational work and we each post the image on our [...]

My Sew Sew Life: Adapting a Paperbag Pants Pattern

My Sew Sew Life: Adapting a Paperbag Pants Pattern

Hello everyone and welcome! Today, I’m going to talk about my latest make, which is a pair of grey Paperbag pants. I didn’t have a pair of dark grey pants of any sort and decided it was time to make some. Pantone’s 2021 colors of the year spurred me on to get it done. I’ve [...]

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 [...]

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: 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 [...]