Please accept my apology for not staring at my old button sew-on foot long enough. Here’s an edit to the last post, where I compare the new Bernina Button Sew-On Foot and my old one — both #18. A couple of days after uploading the previous post, something nagged at me. I went back and… Read More Chatty Post: Button Sew-On Foot (Modified Info); New Robe; Sewing Man Hammie; Florence Henderson Mullet.
The fabric buying spirits, though, are alive!! This beautiful grey bamboo rib knit (and some other fabric) was recently purchased from Sew Much Fabric; I noticed a bunch of rib knit garments emerge in the fashion diaspora during the past year. Although I have never sewn a garment in ribbed fabric, I did wear a… Read More Ribbed Fabric: Medicine for Sewing Lag
The image in the header of this post is from VogueRunway.com — Valentino, Pre-Fall 2016. Make sure you go all the way to the end of this post to see inspiration pictures! In 2020 and now 2021, if you worked from home (or not) and listened to the fashion pundits and follow fashion week offerings,… Read More Fancy and Not-Fancy Pajama Sets: Sartorial Choice for 2021
As always, please read through to the end :). Not sure why there seems to be a “meh” response to the Pantone Colors of the Year 2021. I love the yellow and the gray — individually and together. You can see in the image below that I already own both colors and had the eureka… Read More Illuminating, Ultimate Pantone 2021 Color(s)
Fans of the movie The Devil Wears Prada probably have a certain scene etched in their minds, as I do. In that scene, (YouTube link to the scene) Miranda Priestly (the boss) berates Andie (the heroine) for referring to the color cerulean as just “blue”. Well, you have to watch it to get the spirit,… Read More The Monochromatic Angle: Cerulean
Hi all! Well, almost like Gucci’s. Here’s my ode to a high fashion look that I occasionally become obsessed with. This time it’s a weirdly attractive set of short jammies that is photographed on the model as if she’s ready to step out in public. Well, below is my version. Heh. The entire look is… Read More PJ Bottoms Like Gucci’s
Silhouette inspiration from Valentino Haute Couture … Read More Taking Cues from an Exaggerated Couture Silhouette
I live to watch obnoxious people create exquisite fashion; and currently I’m wallowing in a slew of fashion-design and sewing reality shows on TV. I am in hog heaven. Here are the shows, in no particular order: Project Runway, Season 18 on Bravo every Thursday at 8pm Central time. The original! I’ve been watching PR… Read More Indulging in Sewing and Fashion Design TV
Neon is just one of the trends being touted out there for spring 2020. And, . for the “oh-no-the-eighties-are-back crowd”, hang with me; I am putting myself in the neon realm. But first…. 2019 Update: Last year in a sewing group I frequent, Roz of Sew Much Fabric guided attendees through finding a style icon… Read More My Neon Spring
(said in a Chuck Todd kind of voice) …. it’s time for a post on the Sew Everything Blog. And, here we are on Thursday. Today has turned into a sharing-other-great-sewing-blogger-posts day, because there’s no dearth of fabulous sewing done by other enthusiasts; therefore I’m thrilled to share a link from Ann of The Compulsive… Read More If it’s Tuesday….