I’m obsessed with the illusion neckline detail on this Fendi dress in their Fall 2017 RTW line. The red strip sewn in a U shape seems to be floating on the model’s skin. Not an earth shatteringly new detail, but so pretty and wearable if adapted to show less cleavage. I say that because we… Read More Can’t Let Go: Fendi’s Neckline Illusion
Hi guys! Remember my last post? Well, the project is done, I’ve stopped whining, and I love the doily! This was an enjoyable sewing and designing experience. Design Inspiration I’m calling it a pinwheel, with six sections joined at their sides with fagoting, an heirloom sewing method. About the design, I was inspired by this… Read More Sew a Patriotic Doily
Good Morning, America!! Heartfelt and sincere greetings on your birthday. I see that you haven’t lost your vibrant, messy, lovable, complicated-yet-simple youthfulness at age 251. So, Happy Birthday, America! I love you and always will. In life and in politics, the best intentions can go in an unintended direction; thus went my sewing plans for… Read More Best Laid Plans….
Hi readers, I hope you’re having a happy Thanksgiving weekend. I recently lost a much loved friend, whom I did not get to see too often during the last year. The last time I saw Suzy was in September 2015, more than a year ago and that’s where I snapped the selfie above. It was… Read More Lacy Thread & Ribbon Scarf. Remembering Suzy Seed
I’m all about pretty fabric. Yes I’m about fabric for all the gorgeous sartorial reasons; however, seeing a textile where it has not been before, where its showcased yet again in all its beauty, is a great feeling (yup, things get a tad visceral with my textile appreciation). Therefore, this had to be brought to the attention of you, my sewing buddies. Showcased for… Read More Fabric and Molten Glass Integration – LamArte