Monthly Archives: November 2012

style in the wild: houndstooth heaven

i’m still in love with my kenneth-king-drafted take on the skirt from my 1940s baby, simplicity 2099.  this is my version from earlier this year in the pseudo-chanel-wool i found in paris in the mahlia kent remnant bin.  for 8 … Continue reading

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vogue 8146: letting go and swinging with it

i actually began work on this jacket almost two years ago and finished it one year ago for my trip to paris (my last one, unfortunately) with my mom.  but the jacket, even in spite of its flaws, even though … Continue reading

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vogue 7975: seventy hours hours well spent

as i mentioned yesterday, it’s FINISHED! back in june, i began this journey at camp chanel. making a chanel-style jacket was a sewing milestone i was determined to reach. i also had some very specific goals, design wise: i wanted … Continue reading

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bonjour, coco…

yep, it’s done.  

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