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 [...]

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 [...]

My Sew-Sew Life-A New White Shirt

My Sew-Sew Life-A New White Shirt

Hello dear friends,  I finished this piece sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas. By the time I finally decided what to do with my pattern (it always takes me a very long time to make these decisions), the thing had been discontinued! Once upon a time, Vogue Patterns carried Vogue 9089 by Marcy Tilton. I probably [...]

My Sew-Sew Life-Linen Chambray Tunic

My Sew-Sew Life-Linen Chambray Tunic

I just finished a new linen tunic, finally. I’ve only had this Craftsy project kit for 2 & 1/2 years! When daughter Michelle saw me wearing it, she just shook her head and exclaimed, “Mom, I can’t believe you did something so hippy dippy!” Hippy Dippy? Me? (OK, once in a while). I actually don't [...]

Red Fit and Flair

Red Fit and Flair

We all have our LBDs but do you have your little red dress? I've been having fun styling my red fit and flair lined dress by Calvin Klein. It's always a favorite of mine for special events. This dress has twenty-four gores--can really swish & swing--and is so much fun to wear. Using three stylings, [...]