Rich Red, Black, and Embroidery for Clara Peeter’s Still Life

Rich Red, Black, and Embroidery for Clara Peeter’s Still Life

Hello, and welcome to Style Imitating Art’s “Reveal Monday”. Today is the day that the hosts, unveil our interpretations of the chosen artwork. What Is Style Imitating Art? Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Shelbee of Shelbee on the Edge, and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw [...]

My Sew Sew Life-The Hat Box

My Sew Sew Life-The Hat Box

I finally finished my hat box! Oh my goodness, what an ordeal. If anything could go wrong, it did and this project took so much longer than I ever could have imagined. The last time I made a box was almost thirty years ago and I don't remember it being as difficult as the one [...]

Style Imitating Art-Green and Black for Keith Haring’s “Tree of Life”

Style Imitating Art-Green and Black for Keith Haring’s “Tree of Life”

Welcome to my interpretation for this round of Style Imitating Art. A Little Background Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Shelbee of Shelbee On the Edge, 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-Liz Haywood’s Zero Waste Xanthea Shirt

My Sew Sew Life-Liz Haywood’s Zero Waste Xanthea Shirt

I am first wearing my silk Xanthea with a modal knit slim trousers that I made in 2017. I used Vogue 1417, a Donna Karan design. It is now out of print. Back in late 2017, I bought one yard of some absolutely gorgeous (to me) fine lightweight Silk Crepe du Chine from Marcy Tilton. [...]

Lots of Roses for Salvadore Dali’s “The Hallucingentic Matador”

Lots of Roses for Salvadore Dali’s “The Hallucingentic Matador”

Welcome to my interpretation for this round of Style Imitating Art. A Little Background Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Shelbee of Shelbee On the Edge, 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-Ellie & Mac’s Go Exploring Cardigan

My Sew Sew Life-Ellie & Mac’s Go Exploring Cardigan

I've just finished sewing my first knit cardigan. They have been very popular in the maker community but it took me a while to try my hand at making one. There are so many cardigan patterns out there! I went with Ellie & Mac's "Go Exploring Cardigan". This cardigan is a beginner-level design. With only [...]