Hi Friends! Welcome to the end of my Mini SWAP. The last piece is the Prudence blouse by Hot Patterns, made in cream rayon. The pattern: I reached deep into my pattern archives and pulled out the Prudence Blouse by Hot Patterns, a long hoarded item; it was issued in 2005 and of course… Read More Mini SWAP 3: Prudence Blouse by Hot Patterns
……of this Madeleine Vionnet design, circa 1922. It is 95 years old, and yet so 2017 in it’s modernity, the ombre vibe emanated by the color blocking, and the simple geometric shapes joined in an innovative fashion. Madeleine Vionnet was known as a master of the bias grain. Yet, this outfit hangs on the straight… Read More Can’t Let Go….
Mini SWAP: Bahamanian Blue pants in stretch cotton poplin.… Read More Mini SWAP. Part 2: Vogue 1411 Bahamanian Blue Pants
Hi readers! Welcome to the first SWAP (Sewing With A Plan) and first wearable of 2017; I’m calling it a mini-SWAP. Taking baby steps here so that it does not get out of hand. The patterns: Vogue DKNY 1179 from the pattern stash, a 2010 issue. Not available anymore. Go-to pants pattern for the last… Read More Mini SWAP. Part 1: Vogue 1179 by DKNY