You know when something niggles in the back of your mind, and just doesn’t feel right? That’s how I feel when things go unblogged… so without futher ado, let’s jump back to some projects from the past! (For the rest of the pictures it’s going to be be modelling it, but Anne kindly sent me … More Unblogged but not unloved!
Happy birthday to me! I’m turning 34 today, and so of course, I had to make a new dress! Behold, a sleeveless maxi Cashmerette Appleton! My previous two Appletons (1, 2) have been very work-appropriate… but I’m trying to build a sassier, sexier wardrobe for outside work hours. After all, I’m 34 and never going to … More Birthday Dress!
Japonisme – the influence of Japanese art, fashion and aesthetics on Western culture. Or at least that’s what the internet tells me! I fell in love with this Japanese-inspired print at the fabric store, but I couldn’t think what to call it. Not Chinoiserie, because it’s not inspired by China… thankfully a little Googling led to Japonisme, or … More Japonisme Appleton
Ok, so yesterday I gushed about the Appleton wrap dress pattern which I tested for Cashmerette. Today I wanted to talk more about the details: sizing, fit, instructions and the pdf. Sizing: Like any pattern, you choose a size based on your waist and hips. From there, though, you’ve got 3 bust sizes to choose from, … More Appleton Wrap Dress: The Details