DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

Challenger #8 and #9 in Designin’ December!

You have been busy!  We have two new Challengers in the blogger category - Life in A "Mads" House and Sewing à la carte. Mads took her inspiration from Altuzarra and Balmain, this "lady tux" and this lacey top: Sewing à la carte took her inspiration from these Michael Kors jeans and Valentino cardigan: Let's see how… Continue reading Challenger #8 and #9 in Designin’ December!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

Challenger #7 in Designin’ December!

Kelly of Seam Racer has joined the Designin' December party!  Her Designer Original is a Schiaparelli from the summer of 1937!   Kelly has recreated it in 100% cotton, for the dress, and a knit mesh for the duster coat.  I don't think I have seen a more elegant use of mesh!  Here is her Designer… Continue reading Challenger #7 in Designin’ December!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

Designin’ December 2017 Challenger #6

We have another Designin' December 2017 Challenger!  Penny of Mumokio has copied a Designer Original, which was available for purchase at a price of £500, to wear to her "... works party tsking at the antics of the younger generation..."  (I love that line of her's!) So here is her Designer Original ... Penny worked… Continue reading Designin’ December 2017 Challenger #6

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER OPTIONS?

Just wanted to remind everyone that "Refashions" have always been an option in DESIGNIN' DECEMBER and also if you don't have a blog, Instagram is also a fun way to enter the Challenge - just remember the hashtag #DESIGNINDECEMBER on IG! And now that I mention it, we have another Challenger, our fifth in the… Continue reading DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER OPTIONS?

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

The fourth Designin’ December 2017 Challenger is …

Belle Citadel!  Here is her Designer Original from Marc Jacobs in Nordstrom's ($995.00) ...   and her Designer me-made Copy.     Belle Citadel made a few changes to her pattern to achieve the look she needed.  Click on over to her blog here to find out how!   Have you got a favourite designer?… Continue reading The fourth Designin’ December 2017 Challenger is …

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

The third Designin’ December 2017 Challenger is done!

The Challengers have been working hard this week, and we have another one - Ruth of Corecouture!  Here is Ruth's Designer Original from Issey Miyake ... and her Designer me-made Copy.   Ruth has many more photos on her blog, so take a look here.   Have you got a favourite designer? A favourite designer… Continue reading The third Designin’ December 2017 Challenger is done!