I feel like I’m living my best life in this 90’s V1375 DKNY dress. The sheer dress trend is back in style- I am once again ahead of the times!
Quick post showing my two piece french blue knit pants and tank top worn with a beautiful silk scarf from the Acropolis Museum in Athens Greece. Part of my handmade wardrobe for our vacation to Greece in September. Fabric from Marcy Tilton. Pattern is self drafted. Plus some English Paper Piecing I brought on our trip featuring Katarina Roccella’s Eclectic Intuition Collection.
This look is all about the pants! I’ve been dreaming about creating a tulip shaped draped pant that would look like a wrap but is actually seamed in place for easy wear. I drafted out the design on paper and then draped it to get the fit exactly how I was envisioning it. The fabric,
It only took me a year to get sewing with this vibrant Deep Blue Kona Cotton- but it was worth the wait! I LOVE these paper-bag waist trousers! This is my wearable muslin version of Burda Style Jersey Trousers 113- 05/22 in a size 40 worn with another one of my black and white stripe tees.
It’s my Birthday- feeling great at 46! Plus it’s an extra lucky bday- 02/02/2022! I don’t have many dressed up occasions since the pandemic so my Birthday is a great excuse to make a dress. It’s been quite chilly here the past few weeks (it went down to 39- Super cold for us Floridians) so
I’m super excited to share this new make today, circa 1986! When I was a kid back in the 80’s I had a favorite striped dress with a cool tie back. That dress (image below) was a gray and white stripe cotton with a bodice that had a tie angled back that attached with buttons