When I moved back from Scotland, I quickly discovered that most of my clothes just wouldn’t work for Florida summers, but I kept the hope that I might use some of my favorite long-sleeved shirts during the winter. Well, I had forgotten how much most people used heaters in the winter in Florida. The best… Continue reading Chop the Sleeves!
This week I had the great idea of dyeing some of my ugly clothes black. I had a pair of bright yellow shoes that I got at Target for $5 six months ago. The problem is that I don’t like yellow and I don’t have anything yellow to wear it with. I bought them because… Continue reading RIT: It only dyes some things…
I inherited a massive amount of doilies from my mother and great-grandmother. They are both no longer around to continue to create these treasures, so I want to keep them close to me. I also don’t have nearly enough surfaces to display even half of them. This is a bit of a problem for me… Continue reading Victorian Boho Purse
With all of my posts about fashion, it may be surprising to know that I hate shopping for clothes. I like the idea of it and I love looking at ebay or shop windows, but the process of trying on a zillion things to find one thing that fits puts me in a very bad… Continue reading Dye It!
Recently I have been noticing lots of beaded collars and necklaces in stores and fashion magazines. So I decided to make one. First I made a pattern of a collar on paper, cut it out, and tried it on. Then I took a linen handkerchief and traced the pattern on it. I cut out the… Continue reading Beaded Collar
I am very happy to say that I was able to attend the Edinburgh School of Art student fashion show a couple of days ago. They were the only school in Scotland invited to show in the London Graduate fashion week this coming June. Before going I did some research so I would know what… Continue reading Edinburgh School of Art Fashion Show
Why in the world do all books about fashion and all fashion magazines say that the trench coat is an ideal look for EVERY woman? I own a trench coat that I hate, but need it for when it rains. Someday I am going to replace it with something flattering, but so far I haven’t… Continue reading The Trench Coat