Elsa Schiaparelli Famous Firsts

I love this video from the official Schiaparelli Youtube Channel, it is such a wonderful and perfect tribute to her and her work and I just wanted to share it with all of you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=of3-Zb4fuOY&list=PL0h0de8HBJaWQR_XYHcN1av3-ViXixBuh Isn't it just perfect?? It is by Dutch film maker Christian Borstlap and was commissioned by the House of Schiaparelli. … Continue reading Elsa Schiaparelli Famous Firsts

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Women in the 1940’s & 1950’s

I found this on Youtube and I only wish that it were longer, I thought that you guys would really like to watch it too. I really feel for the women who were working during the war, enjoyed their jobs (and were really damned good at them!) but had so many doors closed to them … Continue reading Women in the 1940’s & 1950’s

In Which I Regret My Life/Sewing Choices: Butterick 2005, Vintage Trousers/Overalls

The pants, oh god, the pants! Luckily I made these knowing that at best they would be a wearable muslin/toile, at worst...well, an UNwearable muslin/toile. My first mistake was using a maternity pattern, which I am definitely not in need of. But I thought the pattern looked super cute and I would be able to … Continue reading In Which I Regret My Life/Sewing Choices: Butterick 2005, Vintage Trousers/Overalls