That’s what I heard from a stranger in an elevator when I wore this dress. “Actually no, I said, just errands.” But I guess it does look festive! I’ve used this pattern many times. It’s an old standby fit and flair. Sometimes (like in this case) I add fullness to the skirt. Sometimes I change … More Going somewhere special?
As promised last week, I finished up that feathery dress. It was hard to do, because on Tuesday I got a box from Holland with some AMAZING wax cotton from Vlisco! But that’s for September and we’re still loving Summertime here. So perfect for fabrics like this lovely cotton lawn. Now that it’s done I’m wondering … More Amazing fit in feathers
The move-in is moving along. And I’ve finally reached the state of settled-in-ness I need to actually start sewing again! How weird that I need an orderly work area in which to make a terrific mess, but there’s no time for self analysis. I just love dots. And what’s more summery than a nice nautical navy and white? So this … More Flora, meet Emery!
Whew! Since I’ve written we’ve moved from Nashville Tennessee to Clearwater Beach, Florida! Luckily, I made lots of cool cotton dresses in the months before the move. They’re really coming in handy! Florida is hot! Actually Tennessee is just as hot, but here we have a nice ocean breeze. Note to self: circle skirts are … More Dressing a home of my own