My Sew Sew Life-In Search of the Perfect T-Shirt to Make and Wear

My Sew Sew Life-In Search of the Perfect T-Shirt to Make and Wear

Why make a T-Shirt when there are so many out there to make; it's just a very simple piece of clothing. Honestly, I don't have a good answer to that question. It's just something that I've been wanting to do. I may have been inspired by the YouTuber/Blogger Whit Makes who spent one whole month [...]

My Sew Sew Life-A Multi Patterned Top Made With Scraps

My Sew Sew Life-A Multi Patterned Top Made With Scraps

Hello friends! Today I am going to talk about a top that I made back in September. It’s Vogue 1503, which, unfortunately, it seems that Vogue dropped right after I did this post. (this is an updated post). Not to worry, if you decide you want to make this top (or its companion), there are [...]

Black/White & a Little Color for Ellen Harding Baker’s “Solar System Quilt”

Black/White & a Little Color for Ellen Harding Baker’s “Solar System Quilt”

Welcome to my interpretation for this rounds 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 [...]

Two for Jazz Stories: Mama Can Sing, Papa Can Blow#1:Somebody Stole My Broken Heart

Two for Jazz Stories: Mama Can Sing, Papa Can Blow#1:Somebody Stole My Broken Heart

Hello and welcome to my interpretations of this edition of the SIA challenge. 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 [...]

My Sew Sew Life-Mens’ 19th Century Vest

My Sew Sew Life-Mens’ 19th Century Vest

It's time for another maker post. This one is a bit different because it is menswear. We attended an event in September that my husband needed a vest for (well, I decided he needed a vest for). The general dress code was Great Gatsby or Bohemian. I felt this was a pretty general guideline and [...]

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! [...]