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'm sure you all noticed that prior to this week, it had been kind of quiet around these parts. That's because I was getting m...
It's seems pretty befitting that culottes would make a comeback for spring/summer 2014. Midi skirts have been so popular now that it...
When I first saw this ikat jersey from Mood Fabrics , I knew it was supposed to be a maxi dress. Because this is one of those fabrics ...
As the rest of you pattern-a-holics know that April 10th through the 16th, Vogue Patterns were on sale at J0-Anns (my store is #2169) for $...
Project Details: Pattern: Simplicity 2812 Fabric: Quilted Brown Outerwear from Joann's Lining: Orange Peau de Soie Notions: ...
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- How a CHANEL Jacket is made!
- "Fashion Star" premieres tonight!
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- Sam Edelman appearance at Belk at The Summit!
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