This coat has been in the works for awhile. I started it in the spring, but by the time I was close to finishing, it was already too warm to wear it. I lost motivation at that point, and it sat on Annie (my dress form) all through the summer. The fabric is a silk… Read More Silk Coat
So this fabric is everything that is wonderful in the world. First, it is silk which is pretty much the best fiber except for wool. Second, it is purple; I think it is well known that I love purple beyond reason. Third, it is plaid, which I love almost as much as I love purple.… Read More Fifties-style dress with PURPLE PLAID!!!
So in love with this new dress! This is definitely one of those projects that started with awesome fabric and a fun pattern and came out just how I imagined it! And I even finished it in time for spring! (Sorry not sorry for all the exclamation points!) First, the fabric!! About a year ago… Read More A Floral Dress for Spring!
I have been wanting to make a coat dress for awhile. Since this is a bigger project, I decided to get a Marfy pattern, #3222. When I got the pattern, I did not yet have fabric for it. I found the perfect fabric on ebay, a Pendelton wool that is sort of a plaid pattern… Read More Totally Awesome Coat Dress
This is another project that I just had to squeeze in for the end of the summer. This fabric is left over from making linen pants, and I had just enough left to eke out this skirt. The pattern is one of the included free patterns in the 2014/2015 Marfy catalog. So, in my mind,… Read More Fun Linen Skirt