Category: <span>Family + Life</span>

60’s Inspired Floral Rayon Caftan- Greece Travel Wardrobe

My sister treated me to a mini photo shoot (with her phone camera) for this beautiful Graphic 60’s Inspired Floral Rayon Caftan I made just for our trip to Greece in September. It’s the simplest little pattern perfect to display this amazing print! This fabric is just gorgeous, silky and almost sheer, the graphic print reminds me of a dress I had in collage that I called my …

Travel Wardrobe Greece- Wide leg Dobby Stripe Pant and Mix and Match Tees

Today I’m back to share what I wore in Greece! I planned out my travel wardrobe for quite some time and designed this capsule handmade wardrobe so that all of my pieces mixed and matched for maximum wear with minimal clothing, especially since my daughter and I were sharing a suitcase. Packing light is an artform! Here’s the first look I wore on out trip, These Ivory and Black Stripe Dobby Pants, a black v-neck tee and a scoop neck rib knit tee in palest pink.

Greece Family Vacation-Handmade Everyday!

We’re just back from a glorious family vacation to Pefkos and Athens, Greece! I would have posted this earlier but we all caught the flu after arriving back home and that plus jet lag made for a slow recovery. If you missed my packing /planning post you can view it here. our GreeK itinerary: Pefkos- outside of Rhodes just past Lindos We spent 4 beautifully relaxing days at …

Travel Planning- Greece

It’s almost time for our big family vacation to Greece! Read on to find out everything I’m sewing for my travel capsule wardrobe and my packing plans for this trip of a lifetime!

Earth Day, Fashion Revolution, MMM and Sustainable Sewing

It’s Fashion Revolution Week and Friday is Earth Day. Plus it’s almost time for Me Made May! This week is a great time to slow down and reaffirm what I strive to achieve in my sewing and creative practices. Reuse and recycle old clothing and textiles Mend and repair Use organic and sustainable fabrics and notions whenever possible Keep it Local Look for Fair trade and ethical production …

Favorite Things- March

My new embroidery pattern is *almost ready* for release so I thought I’d take a step back and do a quick post today about some of my favorite things this month! The month started out with a visit to NSU Art Museum with my mom to see the exhibit, Confrontation: Keith Haring and Pierre Alechinsky and to attend an amazing lecture, Fashion Icons: Anna Sui and Barbara Hulanicki …

Spring Wardrobe Sewing Plans 2022

If you followed this space for awhile you know one of my favorite things in my sewing practice is planning out my wardrobe. This year I’ve gone a step further, with more fully planned looks since we have a family trip planned for next September in Greece! I want to be sure to have all my travel makes ready to go well in advance so I’m not rushed …

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