Mother’s Day Color Lover
Happy Mother's Day!
Spring Color Lover
It's time for another Color Lover. This is a photo that I recently took or our azaleas. Enjoy!
PANTONE Fashion Color Report Fall 2015
This year's PANTONE Fashion Color Report came out this past February. I have been thinking about it for a while. Let's check it out. At first, I really didn't care for any of these colors. I am generally attracted to bright, intense jewel-like colors, so these colors...
Dreaming Of Sobretto Tops
After giving is a try, I found that I really like Colette's Sobretto Tank. You can read my review here and here. The Sobretto is a free pdf pattern that you can download here. It is really great blouse to wear under a suit jacket (with a few modifications) and would...
YouTube Sleeve and Skirt Vent Tutorials
These days, there are many excellent video tutorials on YouTube. Many are of high quality and very professional. I find them particularly helpful, because it is possible to re-wind the video and watch particular portions repeatedly. For example, when I wanted to learn...
Embellished Invisible Zipper
While I haven't had much time to work on my Vogue 9850 skirt, this afternoon, I was lucky enough to sew in and embellish the invisible zipper. I prefer to sew my invisible zippers in by hand, if the fashion fabric isn't too heavy. If you would like to learn how to...
Vogue 9850 Skirt Part 1
This is my next project, a Vogue 9850 skirt in Jacquard denim with a poly charmeuse lining. This pattern is no longer in print, but I have seen it on some vintage pattern sites. I have had this pattern in my filing cabinet since the '80s and always wanted to make it....
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