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 [...]

Multi Colored Shirt for Gunta Stöltz’s “Cows in Landscape”

Multi Colored Shirt for Gunta Stöltz’s “Cows in Landscape”

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 [...]

Tropical Print & Pearls for Serving Fish by Victo Ngai

Tropical Print & Pearls for Serving Fish by Victo Ngai

Hello and welcome to my interpretation 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 [...]

SIA-Dining Room in the Country-Roundup

SIA-Dining Room in the Country-Roundup

Hello and welcome to a Style Imitating Art roundup featuring all of you who submitted ideas for this round’s art inspiration. What Is 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 [...]

Maybe Just a Little Boho for SIA’s “The Child’s Bath” by Mary Cassatt

Maybe Just a Little Boho for SIA’s “The Child’s Bath” by Mary Cassatt

Welcome to my interpretation of this round 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 [...]

Love Those Dolmans

Love Those Dolmans

Eons ago, when I was in my early twenties, I fell in love with dolman sleeves. There are reasons for this, I suppose. Being enthusiastic about old movies and fashion history, it just was a natural for me to love this elegant style hearkening back to more romantic days (well, more romantic in my eyes, [...]