Just ask me how goddamned pleased I am with myself! Go on, ask me! I’m pretty goddamned pleased, thanks for asking. This shirt turned out pretty great and you can tell how I feel by that cat-who-swallowed-the-canary grin on my face. (Or maybe that’s just the look I get when I’m waiting for the camera’s self-timer to go off. Must get a remote shutter release.) … Continue reading Kaboom! Circles Stars Bombs & Flowers shirt is finished!
Recently I came across a post from Charity Shop Chic detailing how she took a plain white shirt and used a dip-dye process to turn it into a fabulous pink ombre shirt. I’m a big fan of anything with a colour gradient (aka ombre), and I had an oversized plain white cotton shirt that I rarely wore. The process looked easy, so off I went … Continue reading A Bad Dye Job, but a Kick-Ass Dip-Dye Shirt
Just finished this cute summer top from a “Burda Young” pattern, 7051. It’s got a retro-vibe, 60’s I guess. I used Woodgrain fabric by Joel Dewberry in ‘dill’ that I bought from Quilthome.com. Green’s not normally my colour but I chose it specifically to go with my ri-DONK-ulous Faith Hi Jericho boots made from kermit-the-frog suede leather, courtesy of the inimitable John Fluevog. Given the … Continue reading The Betty Draper Dill Pickle Shirt – Burda 7051