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.
I had been dreaming of a tulle skirt since spring. Especially when I saw Kelis' fabulous skirt in The Coveteur article, that I post...
One of the biggest trend this season is "The Flippy Hem Skirt". I had to do some research to figure out what this style is act...
The new Spring 2014 Vogue Pattern Collection has finally been released. Sit back and have a looksie in their lookbook ! They were s...
Lets see... it all started with this! I saw this photoshoot of singer, songwriter Kelis (you know, her milkshake brought all the boys to...
There is just something so classic and elegant about a black and white ensemble. And I just can't get enough of these wardrobe sta...
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- What I'm Wearing | Orange + Turquoise!
- What I'm Wearing | Sheer florals + White
- Review: Vogue 8721 | Hot Pink Blazer!
- What I'm Wearing | Colorblocked Shift Dress!
- How a CHANEL Jacket is made!
- "Fashion Star" premieres tonight!
- What I'm Wearing | Springing ahead!
- Sam Edelman appearance at Belk at The Summit!
- What I'm Wearing | I'm so blue!
- Review: Simplicity 2250 & Vogue 1282 | Minty Fresh...
- What I'm Wearing | Black and Yellow!
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