Category: sewing

1950s McCall's Needlework and Crafts magazines.

Trip Finds 2015

Once again this spring we rented a car and embarked on our annual road trip. This time we went west, all the way to Vancouver Island. Stopping at many thrift shops and antique stores etc. along the way I collected … Read More

Hand painted design with gold silk screen ink.

Minnie’s Spring Collection

A while back, I posted my first round of t-shirts for a special furry lady.  She’d had a rough life, and was in need of protective covering for a patch of skin that can no longer grow fur. It’s been … Read More

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Fall Wedding #2: Italian Renaissance

This summer I was hired to create garments for two very different wedding parties. This group was something out of the ordinary for most bridal parties so of course I jumped on it. I built the bride’s c. 1490s gown … Read More