Teaching Sewing Techniques For A Fabulous High-End Look

Pattern Review – Collette’s One Piece Wrap

Wraps are the perfect accessory for Fall.  They can go from casual to very dressy.

Alexander McQueen Tartan Skirt

I have been reading Alexander McQueen Blood Beneath the Skin by Andrew Wilson.  McQueen was such a tragically brilliant soul.  His work is thought provoking and on the edge.  I decided to give one of his tartan skirts a go.  They are beautifully cut an like a puzzle.  The inspiration I gained from his magnificant…
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Reversible Fall Cape – It’s a Wrap!

  Reversible Fall Cape – It’s a Wrap! Vogue Pattern 9038 Very Easy Vogue, and it certainly couldn’t get any easier.  Two pattern pieces – front and back – for version B and binding.  For the beginner sewer, or for a quick cape, this is the perfect pattern.     I am going to make…
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Who Influences Your Style?

We are bombarded by style inspiration from not only TV and magazines, but now add Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, etc. How do we interpret these styles and make them appropriate for the everyday woman? How do they influence your style? Elle Fanning is adorable, young, cute, hip and a Miu Miu model. I happen to love…
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Sew What’s Fabulous – Velvet, Plaid and Leather, Oh My!

Nothing like starting your New Years Resolution late, oh well, even the best plans go down a crooked path. My goal for 2017 is to post a “Sew What’s Fabulous” blog once a month on a high-fashion outfit inspired by a designer that can be made or a fraction of the cost, fit a “normal”…
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