I am someone who has a hard time to not overthink things. I also like to make excuses for myself as to why the timing isn't ever 'just right,' to make art. For the past two weeks, I have been working on just going into the studio and painting without coming up with a bizillion [...]
"This is All I Can Afford." While scrolling through my endless Instagram feed, I am always drawn to brightly colored, opulent things like, beautiful couture garments, expensive hand bags and those infamous red bottomed shoes. The pages that boast these lux items usually have thousands, if not millions, of followers pining over the same items [...]
Simple, yet full of beautiful details! Featured is the Simplicity Designer's Pattern 8273, circa 1950. MISSES’ ONE-PIECE DRESS AND BOLERO. The dress has a buttoned front, short set-in sleeves, a round collar and one large pocket. The slim skirt has inverted pleats at lower sides. The collarless bolero has three-quarter length cuffed sleeves and a [...]
You can never have too many shirtwaist variations and this one is no exception! Vogue 9247, circa 1957. Features a gored skirt, released unpressed pleats and joins the bodice at the waist-line. Buttoned through front extension band below shaped collar. Three quarter length sleeves gathered to linked button French cuffs and short sleeves with extension [...]
Rare pattern alert! McCall's 4083; ©1957; Designed exclusively for McCall's by Sybil Connolly - 'Ireland's foremost couturiere brings a unique creative talent to McCall's Patterns. This pattern is a shapely short evening gown with a beautiful dome shaped skirt. Miss Connolly conceived this in lace over satin with satin bows accenting the line of the [...]
Felt hat base, molded construction with a decorative block style!