Sunday, June 23, 2013

Silk Scarf Tunic

Latest project finished! A while back I saw a tunic with a silk scarf print at an expensive boutique and thought, as I often do, "I could make one like that." I found a pretty silk scarf at a vintage store and bought some silk for the back and yoke.

I used Butterick B5217 for the yoke.


I'm pretty happy with the results. The colors are much more vibrant,   it's kind of a grey day and my camera is a little wonky.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Let's Get This Party Started!

I've been telling people that I'm going to start a blog for a couple of years now. I actually did start another blog a while back, but never got around to posting much, or telling anybody about it. So it's time I got this started for real. I'm thinking what I might do, since I have been making stuff for years, that I can get this started by not only telling you what I'm doing now, but showing some of the things I've made in the past.

Right now I have three projects going, and two others on the back burner (and about a thousand ideas going through my head). I'm working on two sewing projects: a tunic made from an old silk scarf and a dress made with items I picked up at a vintage store's $1.00 table. A couple of days ago I decided to make my dad a present - a sign carved in wood. I'll get cracking on taking pictures and posting these!