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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

A Vintage Hoari for Ray Morimura’s Lotus Pond

A Vintage Hoari for Ray Morimura’s Lotus Pond

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-Polka Dot Rachel Comey Top

My Sew Sew Life-Polka Dot Rachel Comey Top

I finally finished a new sewing project which was the top from Vogue Pattern 1618. This top had been on my to-make list for over two years. Finally, in January, I put it on my #MAKENINE22 (see the last photo) chart to make sure I got it done. This pattern was published in 2019 and [...]

The Review-The Thousand Quilt by Elizabeth Shippen Green

The Review-The Thousand Quilt by Elizabeth Shippen Green

Hello and welcome to a Style Imitating Art roundup featuring all the wonderful interpretations that were sent to me this week. 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 style inspiration [...]