Style Imitating Art Review for Jan Steen’s “The Art Lesson”

Style Imitating Art Review for Jan Steen’s “The Art Lesson”

Hello and welcome to a Style Imitating Art review featuring all the wonderful interpretations that were sent to me this week. What is Style Imitating Art? Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Shelbee of Shelbee on the Edge, and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration [...]

Layering It on for Jan Steen’s “The Art Lesson”

Layering It on for Jan Steen’s “The Art Lesson”

Hello, and welcome to Style Imitating Art’s “Reveal Monday”. Today is the day that the hosts, unveil our interpretations of the chosen artwork. What Is Style Imitating Art? Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Shelbee of Shelbee on the Edge, and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw [...]

My Sew-Sew Life: The Low Waste Claire Skirt

My Sew-Sew Life: The Low Waste Claire Skirt

I recently finished The Claire Skirt by zero/waste designer Liz Haywood. Being composed of two rectangles, this skirt is a simple but ingenious design. Based on the waist measurement, The Claire can be sewn to fit any size. Front View-From this view you can see that the top rectangle is longer than the bottom. Wanting [...]

A Vintage ’49er for Louis Wain’s “Cats Playing Golf” Illustrations

A Vintage ’49er for Louis Wain’s “Cats Playing Golf” Illustrations

Welcome to my interpretation for this round of Style Imitating Art. A Little Background Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Shelbee of Shelbee On the Edge, and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of us selects an [...]

Multi-Patterned Kimono for Juan Gris’s “The Guitar”

Multi-Patterned Kimono for Juan Gris’s “The Guitar”

Welcome to my interpretation for this round of Style Imitating Art. A Little Background Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Shelbee of Shelbee On the Edge, 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-Cashmerette’s Concord T-Shirt

My Sew*Sew Life-Cashmerette’s Concord T-Shirt

In January, I published a post about my search for the perfect T-Shirt. The gist was that I was disappointed with my first attempt. The pattern I used was Alabama Chanin's T-Shirt, and I wasn't happy with the results. I mentioned this to the sewists on Pattern Review and asked for recommendations. Cashmerette's Concord T-Shirt [...]