My Sew-Sew Life-New Floral Spring Dress

My Sew-Sew Life-New Floral Spring Dress

New Dress The Pattern A while back (pre-Covid), I wanted a new dress for a special event at a botanical garden which combined flowers and fashion. Looking though my pattern stash, I settled on Vogue 1348, a design by Tom and Linda Platt. Purchased ages ago in case I would need the perfect dress for [...]

Style Imitating Art-Simultaneous Dresses (Three Women, Forms, Colours) by Sonia Delaunay

Style Imitating Art-Simultaneous Dresses (Three Women, Forms, Colours) by Sonia Delaunay

Welcome to this edition of Style Imitating Art! 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 [...]

Blue, White, The Royals, B-17’s, and TWA for Style Imitating Art

Blue, White, The Royals, B-17’s, and TWA for Style Imitating Art

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 [...]

Reimagine & Refashion-Altering a Thrifted St. John Wool Knit Jacket

Reimagine & Refashion-Altering a Thrifted St. John Wool Knit Jacket

A couple of years ago, while rummaging around in a Salvation Army, I came across a St. John wool knit suit. I thought the basic style was fabulous but it  was obviously from a by-gone era; having shoulder pads to make for those "football" shoulders we use to wear. It was also one size to [...]

Turquoise, Black and Sometimes a Yellow Cat for SIA’s Frederick Edwin Church’s Aurora Borealis

Turquoise, Black and Sometimes a Yellow Cat for SIA’s Frederick Edwin Church’s Aurora Borealis

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 [...]