Before the Automobile
This riding habit was heavily influenced by the two portraits Wilhelm Ternite painted of Queen Louise of Prussia in 1808-1810. I followed the portraits closely but once again didn't set out to do an exact copy. The original is in a museum and, having seen photos of it, I knew it was closer in color to the second of those portraits but I loved the way it looked in the darker portrait so I chose an almost navy blue wool. It's lined with white silk taffeta and trimmed in Hussar fashion with…
New York Fashion Week SS 2016....Vanessa
Vanessa Hong of The Haute Pursuit, after A Show, NYC, September 2015. Off the shoulder beautifully and simply accessorised: chain necklaces (I love seeing a bare neck/back with a pendant at the back rather than the front) + centre parted chignon/bun. I think this would look gorgeous with statement earrings (instead of a necklace) as well.... Recreate Vanessa's look (kind of): White off the shoulder blouse - Nicholas N Broderie off the shoulder blouse, Marques' Almeida off the shoulder cotton…
Fabric Label Tutorial: Made from Things in Your Pantry!
This tutorial is not only for fabric labels but for printing on fabric for any project from your home printer and all from things that you probably already have in your pantry!! I’ve wanted to get some fabric labels made for a while now … but of course I’ve run out of time. So I did a bit of experimenting today and whipped some up and you can too. What you’ll need: Computer/inkjet printer Freezer paper (it’s the paper that is waxed on one side only) Reynolds Aluminum 391 Reynolds Freezer…
DIY Professional Quilt Labels — Lovely and Enough
If you've been wanting to make professional quilt labels from the comfort of your home, this is for you. In a matter of an hour, you will have color-fast printed labels to stitch onto backings or into bindings! My favorite part about this version is that I don't have to rely on my hand-writing; I ca
Stern Brothers | Corset | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Marking: [label] (white cotton interior waistband printer) "Stern Bros. Paris - New York"; "Made in France"; one label with logo of cuffed male hand holding laurel wreath enclosing the word "Classique"