Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

The Six Year Kimono

I LOVE this kimono now, but it was a definite struggle! It began with vintage Japanese fabrics that I loved, pieced together, put in a drawer, dragged back out, re-assembled and finally finished. Six. Years. Later. Yes, you read that right. Six. Years. And, both the kimono and I lived to tell the tale! For… Continue reading The Six Year Kimono

Fabric · Giveaways · Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

Art Gallery Rayon Kimono Gorgeousness

A couple of months back, fabulous Art Gallery Fabrics sent me a STUNNING piece of rayon to try out. Oh, my . . . I had such fun with this fabric and now I have a FABRIC GIVEAWAY for you! Watch for the Giveaway entry info at the end of this post . . .… Continue reading Art Gallery Rayon Kimono Gorgeousness

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

In Love With a Kimono

Sew Caroline's Florence Kimono was one of the patterns I chose for the Sewing With Knits class I taught at the Sewing & Stitchery Expo in February. I didn't know it would begin a love affair . . . with the pattern . . . but it did. It was super easy and fun to… Continue reading In Love With a Kimono