Summer clothes are sew much fun to sew, I will make them until the end of the season.
While writing The Tunic Bible, I developed a new appreciation, perhaps an obsession for working with trims. Using the 'right' trim whether it's inexpensive twill tape or an ornate applique easily transforms a garment from plain to sensational. Mood Fabrics has it all from lace to ribbons to chains and appliqués!
To transform my latest tunic in Mood Fabrics luscious fuchsia lightweight linen, I selected an this Oscar de la Renta 2" medallion design cotton lace. It's fabulous. When clicking on the link be...
What do you get when you cross an Oscar de la Renta Taffeta with a Kay Unger pattern and a left-handed seamstress?
It’s not the first time I’ve sewn the mirror image of an asymmetrical pattern and I doubt it will be my last :)
I a m s o h a p p y to be sewing whatever strikes my fancy again at the Mood Sewing Network!
As soon as I wrapped up the final post-wedding details, I retrieved this Oscar de la Renta Poppy Red Floral Silk Taffeta from my Mood Fabrics stash. The bright colors and cheerful design were just what...
Top Ten Reasons To Sew Another Summer Dress
10. The last one was too big.
9. I’m eager to make another muslin.
8. Too hot to wear anything else.
7 I’m on a quest to perfect the hand-picked zipper technique.
6. No buttons or buttonholes to sew.
5 Fabric requirement almost the same as a top.
4. Slim silhouette makes me look taller.
3. Cleaned out closet and the emptiness is disturbing.
2. Need something new to wear for my 30th wedding anniversary today. (You read that correctly.)
And the number one reason to sew another dress ………………
I couldn’t pass up this beautiful Oscar de la Renta cotton from Mood...