Tag Archives: LaRoque

Happiness is …….

I don’t know what makes me the happiest right now……  … the top I made, the pants I bought, or being back at Edisto Beach where I can eat fresh shrimp, silver queen corn and home-grown tomatoes until my heart’s … Continue reading

Posted in Butterick Patterns, Edisto Beach, Ruffles, sewing blogs, sewing clothes, Sewing Tops | Tagged , , , , , | 63 Comments

Vogue 1127

This gallery contains 14 photos.

I started with this Badgley Mischka Vogue pattern.It didn’t turn out so I turned to these cute tops by Annebelle LaRoque for inspiration,    and I ended up with this. It only took an entire week of sewing…. While sewing comes very … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | 60 Comments

Kate Spade/Simplicity 7715

You may already know how much I love Kate Spade clothes although I don’t own a single Kate Spade garment.  One of the dresses I’ve admired over the years is the Aubrey Wrap Dress, which Kate Spade introduces in new fabrics … Continue reading

Posted in clothing designers, Kate Spade, sewing blogs, Simplicity Patterns | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

One Award + Two Legs =

…… a   l e n g t h y   p o s t ,  but please stay! Yesterday I received a lovely message from Beth at Chic Envelopments who awarded me a Versatile Blogger Award. Many thanks, Beth! I … Continue reading

Posted in sewing blog, sewing blogs, Versatile Blogger, Vogue Sewing Patterns | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

La Primavera

Dead perennials + leaves in the pool = w i n t e r  in South Carolina; t h e   p e r f e c t   t i m e   t o   g e t … Continue reading

Posted in Amy Butler, clothing designers, sewing blog, Simplicity Patterns, Spring Clothes | Tagged , , , , , | 25 Comments

Robe de Soirée

This gallery contains 2 photos.

 It has been eighteen days since my last post! Making an evening gown consumed every precious free moment I’ve had – physically, intellectually and emotionally. The ball is in five days and the dress is finished! Up until making this … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Seventeen Years Later

This gallery contains 2 photos.

Well, I did it! I am now wearing the beautiful silk that I’ve been afraid to touch for 17 years. I finished it just in time to take on a business trip with my husband to         … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Ruffles!

I’m ending the first month of my one year promise to make and not buy clothes with  ruffles!                           Around a year ago I saw these beautiful tops on … Continue reading

Posted in Cal Patch, clothes, clothing designers, Columbia, DIY, Fabric, fashion, Milly clothing, Setting Goals, sewing, sewing patterns, shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments