Value studies with white charcoal on black Strathmore paper. 'Honey Study' white charcoal on black Strathmore paper, 2018
The collar on this coat is to die for! Featuring Vogue B38 coat (1387); circa 1950's. Full length coat flared from the waist line. Wide up-standing collar in one with lapels. Inset hip pockets with shaped flaps. Long sleeves slightly flared at wrist. Vogue Couturier Design.
Felt hat base, molded construction with a decorative block style!
The making of a buckram based pillbox hat!
From the moment I heard the reserved cadency from the rise and fall of the presser foot and all of its shiny chrome components, I knew that she had to be mine. 'She,' being a circa 1955 Singer sewing machine with the shiny black paint and the iconic gold filigree decals placed in all of the right [...]