Image-Rich, Word-Poor: A Refashion Sewing Post

Dear Readers, If pictures are worth a thousand words, let’s DO this.  Posted below for your viewing pleasure are pictures with a minimum of text. Enjoy! J. Crew shirt before and after   Inspiration (Anthropologie) Sleeve hack Bias strips, scalloped rotary cutter and gathering foot Gathered strips pin-auditioned and sewn in circles. First rosette Second rosette Third rosette pin-audition Embellishment… Read More Image-Rich, Word-Poor: A Refashion Sewing Post

Classic Navy Jacket Becomes Sleeveless Blazer. OK, Vest.

Earth Day is approaching! Time to re-use, re-cycle, re-make and whatever re-something you can do. I’m having a ball creating on-trend wearables by re-styling my own clothing. I made this classic navy jacket as a student in a tailoring class eons ago. You can tell; huge shoulders are divulging it’s age. Because of it’s classic nautical style it just… Read More Classic Navy Jacket Becomes Sleeveless Blazer. OK, Vest.