Style Imitating Art-Gunta Stöltz’s “Cows in Landscape” (1920)

Style Imitating Art-Gunta Stöltz’s “Cows in Landscape” (1920)

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 [...]

My Sew Sew Life-One More Summer Dress/McCalls 7562

My Sew Sew Life-One More Summer Dress/McCalls 7562

First of all, happy National Sewing Month to all you creatives out there! I’m closing out my "official" summer sewing with a dress from McCalls 7562 that I made in August for my youngest daughter, Rachelle. She now has it, but for this post, I'm modeling it. She bought the pattern a couple of years [...]

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 [...]

Embroidered Tunic for Ellen Terry as Lady McBeth by John Singer Sargent

Embroidered Tunic for Ellen Terry as Lady McBeth by John Singer Sargent

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 [...]

My Sew-Sew Life/The Smith Pinafore by Liz Haywood

My Sew-Sew Life/The Smith Pinafore by Liz Haywood

Lately I’ve been very interested in zero and low waste patterns. One designer that I've been really wanting to make is Liz Haywood. She has come up with some really ingenious ideas over the years and I just made my first one! It is The Smith Pinafore Dress; a low waste pattern. Here in the [...]