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
Hello my friends and fellow dressaholics! It’s summertime and it’s HOT. I like hot more than cold, but I don’t like to have my clothes sticking to me. So I’ve decided to take the fit out of the fit and flare style… And go for breezy! The wheels started turning when I found Spanish designer Pauline … More All the flare without the fit
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!