Intergalactic Planetary Zinnia Skirt

I’m not (entirely) ashamed to admit that I saw a very similar skirt on a woman at a party last year and this is a complete and unabashed copy. I figure this approach is more ethical than having waited on the street outside the party and rolled the woman for the skirt when she came out. My moral compass is functioning quite well, I’d say! … Continue reading Intergalactic Planetary Zinnia Skirt

Named Clothing Sointu Kimono Tee

Named Sointu Kimono Tee & DIY leather earrings

If there’s one thing I know for sure it’s that I love me an asian-inspired clothing design. This is the Named Clothing Sointu Kimono Tee pattern, made with Art Gallery “Summit Twilight” quilting cotton. I have to admit that I was clearly heavily inspired by Bettina from Stahlarbeit’s Tea House Dress, a dress that’s a very similar style and for which Bettina chose this very … Continue reading Named Sointu Kimono Tee & DIY leather earrings

Podcast: Michelle Morris of That Black Chic

A golden prom dress — made from plastic garbage bags! A tie-dyed denim pantsuit worthy of Prince himself! A bomber jacket covered in multicoloured Andy Warhol-style portraits! If you know Michelle Morris of That Black Chic, you’ll know that I could only be talking about her amazing makes. On the latest episode of the Clothes Making Mavens Podcast, I chat with Michelle about her creative … Continue reading Podcast: Michelle Morris of That Black Chic