Archive For The “Holidays” Category
Tweet Inspiration: $255 – Ports 1961 dress (see more silk satin dresses) $3,890 – Lanvin dress (see more twist dresses) I’ve knocked off one of my tasks for this season! Butterick 5674, tight fitting pleated party dress. This was a very easy pattern. The instructions are very straight forward. It took me a [...]
Tweet To my favorite post-project photog: He really is the best at making sure I have all the angles I want and provides me with great direction: “Turn this way. Wait!! Too much, go back” “Turn right. Right! Oh, sorry, *my* right.” “Smile!” “Hold on, I need to take off this flash.” “Nice butt.” Thanks. [...]
Tweet This will be one of the harder garments to accomplish. I know I have limited patience with fabric that is slippery and easily frays, as you can read from my lining harangue. I’ll have to look up some tips or just get stabilizer though I’m a little scared to. It’s also going to require [...]
Tweet Wiki: A quiver is a container for arrows. Quivers have been traditionally made of leather, bark, wood, furs and other natural materials; modern quivers are often made of metal and plastic. Some contemporary quivers are designed for special usage such as for speed shooting; hunting quivers often attach to the bow. Cavalry quivers may [...]
Tweet If you’re a dress fanatic like me, you may have been up at 4am est to be catch the royal wedding live. Which silhouette would should wear? Which designer would she choose? Lace over taffeta? Tiara? Finally after the guests were seated, the bride arrived. Close, sans meme: I know some people [...]
Tweet I finished my new year’s eve dress just in time for a party. phew. it’s just a comfy dress. i think it’s a linen/satin blend if that’s a thing. aaaand it has POCKETS! i was afraid it would look a bit too much like abbie cornish in Bright Star but that wasn’t the case. [...]
Tweet who has two thumbs and an awesome boyfriend? THIS girl.