I thought this doozy of an ‘end of 2018 make’ deserved its own post. (Excuse some of the photos, I wanted to show process stuff and some of the images are a bit shabby!) The inspiration for this outfit was varied but mainly came from the fabric which had been in my stash since 2016 … More The Silver Mermaid Tuxedo
As part of Slow Fashion October, there are weekly provocations to consider that I am really enjoying. Week Two is ‘Long Worn’. How can we make the most of the clothes already on the planet — from taking care of and mending and wearing things longer, to thrifting, swapping, heirlooms, hand-me-downs, alterations and refashioning. I was sure … More Long Worn, Love Lorn.
My lovely friend Sophia who can be seen sporting one of my makes in an earlier post has a husband who is a gifted op-shopper. Much respect is felt. Sometimes he finds things for me. Joy! One such time was when I was delivered a pile of old tuxedos. In that pile was a large … More Tuxedo shirt upcycle.