Finished Project · Sewing

In a Colorful Mood: Technicolor Lace Skirt

This month I was in such a colorful mood. When challenged by the Mood Sewing Network to sew with lace, I found myself gravitating towards this bright, textural orange lace with its organic pattern of swirling leaves and flowers (from Mood Fabrics but no longer available online; the store itself has other similar lace though… Continue reading In a Colorful Mood: Technicolor Lace Skirt

Finished Project · Sewing

Watercolor, Feathers, and a Drop-Waist Dress

Jamie Lau, one of the authors of BurdaStyle‘s newest book Sewing Vintage Modern, actually wrote to ask me if I’d make a dress from her book before asking if I’d review the book itself.  Of course I jumped at the opportunity, even though at that point I only knew that the patterns were classic designs from… Continue reading Watercolor, Feathers, and a Drop-Waist Dress