What Are They Wearing Wednesday

What are They Wearing Wednesday: Latin Ballroom Dress

Here it is -- our Latin ballroom dress, the "Rose." This isn't quite finished -- with only 14 gross stones on it so far (yes, I did write "only"), it still has a few gross to go...but this thing included two techniques I've never used before: 1. Scraping.  What I call "scraping" probably has a… Continue reading What are They Wearing Wednesday: Latin Ballroom Dress

Tips & Tricks Tuesday

Tips & Tricks Tuesday: Buying Fabric

I just returned from my first and definitely not my last (sorry, Bill) trip to the textile district in downtown Los Angeles.  Actually, to be honest it wasn't my very first trip; while at UCLA I used to buy formalwear fabric there to sew into the multitude of dresses I needed for various sorority functions. … Continue reading Tips & Tricks Tuesday: Buying Fabric