Monthly archive for ‘ July, 2009 ’

Embroidered Waistcincher Corset Skirt

30th July 2009 | 0 Comments

Just finished this today. It’s a reversible cincher skirt. One side is olive green cotton sateen embroidered with a pink fairy and the other is black twill embroidered with interlocking triple crescent designs in copper, pink and silver. Antique gold grommets and pink top stitching finish off both sides. I love the way it turned […]

WaistCincher Skirt Complete

29th July 2009 | 0 Comments

I finished the Cincher Skirt today and it is awesome. In one of the pictures I paired it with 1900’s Walking Skirt and a white shirt I bought at Express years ago and it looks amazing. I knew it would look good together but I was amazed on how good they looked together. I’m working […]


28th July 2009 | 0 Comments

I am very excited that I have been featured in Yours Truli’s blog. She is also a crafter who does amazing handmade jewelry (check out her store at Yours Truli Arfire Store. Check out her feature on me:

New Ideas

27th July 2009 | 0 Comments

So with the shop getting up and running on here, I’m hoping more people come by, and also, I am more free to blog about inconsequential things like what am I going to make next. I am thinking embroidered spats. Since I cannot buy more fabric ’til I have used up more of my stash […]

Please Pardon the Appearance

26th July 2009 | 0 Comments

We are currently revamping this site to make it a bit more shopper friendly (and a bit prettier). So please pardon our appearance as it is not finished yet. If you want to take a look at my items for sale, check out my ArtFire Store or my Etsy Store.

Vintage/Retro Tunic

24th July 2009 | 0 Comments

This is part of my vintage/retro clothing that I will be making. It’s vintage-retro because it is a brand new article of clothing using a vintage pattern. This is a 1969 Simplicity Pattern. This tunic is wonderfully versatile. It can be made of almost any type of mid to lightweight material. It has two bust […]

Grrr…Polyester suiting….

23rd July 2009 | 0 Comments

Note to anyone sewing. Polyester sucks. If it weren’t so inexpensive versus the natural fiber versions (like satin or wool) I wouldn’t use it all!!! Trying to press it is awful especially this one. I’m working on a walking skirt to go with the Cincher Skirt It won’t press to a nice seam unless I […]

Work In Progress: Cincher Skirt

21st July 2009 | 0 Comments

I am really excited about my new project: the cincher skirt. It will be a lightly boned waist cincher with an overskirt. I have the first half done out of one of my many different asian brocades. I am going to be lining it will black twill and the grommets will be antique silver. This […]

Vintage clothing

11th July 2009 | 0 Comments

I just made a large purchase of vintage clothing patterns from the 1960’s and 1970’s. I will be making them and selling the clothing on my Etsy Shop. Keep a look out. I am incredibly excited by the projects.

Custom Embroidered Journal/Book Covers

10th July 2009 | 1 Comment

If you like the book cover from this post then you’ll be happy to find out you can get one customized to your very own needs. Build your own cover basically. I provide both the journal and the cover. If you need a replacement journal because you fill your up, we can handle that too. […]