My Sew-Sew Life/A Simple Asymmetrical Tunic

My Sew-Sew Life/A Simple Asymmetrical Tunic

Last summer, during a fabric stash rearranging, a Burda pattern fell out of some green and black polka dot rayon. What? I didn't remember I had this pattern! It was Burda 7340, a simple (which means easy to sew) asymmetrical top. This pattern is no longer printed and if, at one time, I was going [...]

Orange & Neutrals for Patty Carroll’s Booky

Orange & Neutrals for Patty Carroll’s Booky

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 inspiration image and we each post the image on our [...]

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 [...]

Style Imitating Art Roundup for Nick Cave’s Soundsuit

Style Imitating Art Roundup for Nick Cave’s Soundsuit

Hello and welcome to a Style Imitating Art roundup featuring all of you who submitted ideas for this round’s art inspiration. Right at the beginning I want to give a shout out for all of you who participated. I knew this one was going to be a challenge but was so compelled to present it. [...]

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 [...]