The exhibition demonstrates that couture fashion is timeless and timely. The exhibition takes visitors, not only through the palace rooms, but through a timeline of historic and red carpet creations.
London is a wonderful place for fabric shopping. I brought an extra duffle carryon bag just to haul home my fabrics. It is important to go with a plan and a budget — I went a little over on this London fabric haul — don’t tell anyone! Yikes!
Show off your Joie de vivre and dress like the French women. You will love adding these clothing items to your summer wardrobe. French women wear summer dresses with beautiful florals, bright solids, and classic white. Ruffled dresses in pretty prints are topped with soft linen shirts for a summer style that is hard to beat.
Phew! That was quite an extensive list. I hope my Sewing Makes And Plans — Early Spring have inspired you to do a little sewing of your own. Now I need to get to my cutting table — LOL.
The Kalle Shirt Dress pattern is one of those patterns you love to have in your stash. It is super versatile, offering different looks and options. If you are considering making a blouse and are a little hesitant about taking on a classic men’s oxfords style, then start with the Kalle. You will learn to sew a beautiful collar, perfect plackets, and well constructed yokes. Three important parts of an iconic shirt dress.
In The Fashion Designer’s Directory Of Shape And Style you will find inventive ideas and valuable inspiration and up your fashion designer’s chops. The book presents a plethora of mix and match elements for creative clothing design. The budget friendly book with over 500 mix and match elements is well worth the price.
You can dress them up with your fabric choice and accessory styling or keep them low-key and everyday casual. Below is a list of 12 different types of skirts (and skirt styles) you should sew — I hope you find it inspiring.
Cashmerette Patterns Concord T Shirt is a dream to sew up. The pattern is drafted beautifully, the sizing is perfect for a curvy girl, and everyone needs more Tee Shirts in their life. Check out my Concord T Shirt Sew Along to learn step-by-step how to perfect this little gem.
I love adding one or two trendy pieces each season, it keeps your wardrobe fresh. You don’t have to spend a lot of money on the trends — they might only be around for a season or two. Perfect for date night or hanging out with your besties, a cute trend makes you feel like a fashion forward diva — in a good way!
I just returned from an amazing cruise and the cruise wear fashion made me want to sew. I put together a few of my top streetwear choices, paired them with patterns, and found fabrics that work to showcase fabulous cruise wear you can sew at home. These styles are modern yet timeless, perfect additions to your warm weather wardrobe.