When you see the price tag for a Chanel jacket and thought it to be ridiculous, you should watch this video. I've made a "Chanel-like" jacket with all of the handsewn couture elements. And it was definitely a labor intensive project. (Hence the fact that I've not made another!) The Haute Couture house's process is incredibly mesmerizing! Take a look!
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- Welcome to my DIY Style blog! How many times have you seen clothes in an upscale department store or a posh boutique and cringed at the sight of the price tag? I've done it many times and have said to myself, "I could make that"! While reading my fashion sewing blog, you'll share with me in my adventures in taking "boring" patterns from drab to fab by creating "inspired" looks pulled straight from those boutiques, the runway and fashion magazines. Also my adventure in learning to tailor and couture sewing techniques.
As much as I've been enjoying color, I couldn't stay away from black too long. And as I start thinking about fall clothing, a ...
Vogue 1288 has been on my to sew list for a while. So long, that the pattern is currently out-of-print. I knew from the beginning that...
Today is my sweet baby girl's 18th birthday. It's also compounded with dorm shopping and lots of college prep currently going on. ...
In my ongoing effort to keep adding bright colors to my wardrobe, here are another pair of brightly hued trousers. We're going to go...
This summer, I'm loving shorts. Okay... I'll be honest: I'm loving my current toned legs in shorts. I've worked hard a...
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