Success (with a tiny fail on my part)! Tracey Reese Vogue Pattern

This wardrobe item is a resounding success, in my opinion.  One look at the pattern (Vogue1596) and I felt warm and fuzzy ….  know that feeling? Then there was the plan to tweak this pattern to make the entry for Designin’ December. The Fail: it’s not the pattern, it’s ME trying to knock off a… Read More Success (with a tiny fail on my part)! Tracey Reese Vogue Pattern

Grey Silk Tunic, Part 2.Manipulating the Pattern

We move ahead in replicating the grey (or gray) ready-to-wear silk tunic, mentioned in the last post.  I’m lifting, so to speak, the “bones” of a pattern and using that information to make something quite different from original intentions by the pattern company. Same bones, but such a different look!  Colette Pattern Company’s Sencha Blouse… Read More Grey Silk Tunic, Part 2.Manipulating the Pattern