Childhood Memories

Yesterday I was playing around with a few things on Polyvore, when I came across some Rainbow sweaters. These immediately took me back to my childhood, and some clothing I had back then. Several memories came flooding back, and I ended up making the set above. This prompted me to create a blog post with […]

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Mod…my Vintage design project.

My last project of the semester for my design class is based on vintage. Our inspiration has to come from the last 100 years or less. I have decided to go with the 1960’s. The 60’s had a lot going on, and various different styles. It was the decade that really changed everything in terms […]

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YAY!! ROAD TRIPS!!! and a stay on the lake in a cabin!

This morning my husband and I planned some amazing road trips and fall family fun! I am so excited! We booked the famous “cabin 8” on Fairy Stone lake! The cabin is a rustic 2 bedroom with fireplace located right on the shore of the lake. We booked the cabin right when fall color will […]

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My Grandmother’s fabric

This past Saturday I went to my mother’s house for a visit. She invited me over to go through the fabric’s she had in her office, much of which once belonged to my grandmother. I called my grandmother “Gina” because I could not say her name correctly (Virginia). Gina was a wonder with a needle […]

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Silk Habotai dress

I am currently working on a boho style dress. The outer facing fabric of the dress is a silk habotai that I bought about a year ago. The fabric is a border print fabric, which means laying out the garment and cutting had to be carefully done in order to match the designs on the […]

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HITCHCOCK! constant inspiration for me!

I have to admit, that I adore old movies. Like I have stated in my “about” page, I am a bit of a “nostalgia queen” and I love anything vintage. Old films, magazines and books are a source of fashion inspiration for me (many other designers will agree with me here!).Some of my most favorite […]

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The Coat Project

The Coat project Even though it is currently the middle of summer, I am already hard at work on what I will be wearing this autumn and winter. While assessing what clothing I already had, I realized that my wardrobe was lacking in the coat department. I have a British tan color coat that I […]

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