'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 [...]