Sewing Inspiration Sarah Jessica Parker’s 70’s/80’s Style in Divorce

Style and Sewing Inspiration: Sarah Jessica parker in the HBO series Divorce. Recently I’ve been watching and enjoying the HBO series Divorce, which stars Sarah Jessica Parker as Frances, an unhappily married suburban mom to two who undergoes a midlife crisis, then finds herself in an affair, followed by a divorce from her husband. It’s […]

Fall Fashion 2015 Sewing Ideas: The tie neck silk dress

Fluttery tie neck dresses are popular this fall. Why not make your own? Above is an example of a sewing pattern and fabric combo to achieve this popular style. Elasticated waist, tie neck Burdastyle dress pattern. Jason Wu silk georgette from Mood Now if I could only find this Saint Laurent dress in a pattern……I’m […]

Sew A Burgundy Military Coat. Fall Fashion 2015

It’s still in the late 90’s here in California, but I’m dreaming about Fall coats, anyway. I may never make one, but if I were to sew a coat this year, I’d make a burgundy military coat.Inspiration: Burberry military coat Fabric. Oxblood tweed wool suiting from Mood Pattern  choice: Pauline Alice Quart Coat  

Old Gypsy Photos & Gypsy, Flamenco Pattern Picks

Flamenco dancers

Whatever your feelings regarding Romani or Gypsy people may or may not be, there is no doubt that over the years they have been a big influence on design.  Their nomadic lifestyle, tendency to live outside of society’s rules, and traditions of dance and music, inspire designers, artists, and musicians.  In this post, I’ll share […]