Hi all! Well this was one of those weeks. I didn’t manage to finish anything I started. Evidently my brain needs a rest. So to keep the conversation going, let’s take a look at a project from last summer, when I wasn’t blogging. The fabric is a German silk/cotton gauze. One of my buddies at Textile Fabrics … More Self drafted skirt of many colors
One of my friends commented on this post from earlier this summer that I reminded her of a fairy in the woods… Ha! So when I made another loose fitting white dress, I had to go back to the woods to show you. This one is also mind bender to put together, with interesting geometry. I used … More Fab or Flop?
There’s no shortage of heat in Tennessee. The answer, obviously, is more cool dresses, right? I was delighted to find this vibrant lightweight linen at Textile Fabrics in 2014, and again last week in my stack of remnants. I could see it as Pauline Alice’s Malvarosa dress,* but there wasn’t enough fabric. Not to be discouraged, I dug out the pleated skirt and … More linen remix in watercolors
I think I may have had this dress when I was in grade school. Or a version of it. I loved it then and I love it now! My mother made me so many pretty dresses — I hope I thanked her enough but I doubt I did. There were corduroy jumpers like these, with print … More Feeling like a girl