I’ve been meaning to post better pictures of this rainbow silk kaftan ever since I wrote about the process of making it during the winter, but I didn’t get around to taking them until last week. The lighting in my apartment is dreadful, but I was not willing to take pictures outside in February. So here they are, finally! Continue reading
The other night I was really bored, so I decided to play dress up! Continue reading
Hello! Sorry I haven’t posted in a while. I’ve been working on getting one of my patterns ready to release as a PDF and I have been neglecting my trusty sewing blog! I took a break from the pattern to spruce up my summer wardrobe. Continue reading
I love all of the fabric that I dye and I really hate to waste any of it, so I always save the small pieces of fabric that are left over after I cut out a garment. When I build up enough of them, I turn them into something new!
My fabric buying budget has been a little low lately, but I won’t let that dampen my zeal for sewing! Whenever I run out of new fabric I start hunting through my “archives” to see if there are any pieces that I can recycle. I found a few test scarves that I made when I first started experimenting with shibori, and I thought they might look cool pieced together into a colorful patchwork of some kind.
My sister got married this past September, and like all people with questionable decision making abilities and poor impulse control, I offered to make her wedding dress…
It all worked out. Continue reading