• Handmade Wardrobe

    Swiss Dot Silk Chiffon Wilder Gown

    Here I am again with a new make that I am so happy with. There has been lots of experimenting with new fabric types around here. Silk may be a new favorite and, surprisingly enough, was not at all as intimidating to work with as I had anticipated. Recently, I was asked to be a Measure Maker for Measure Fabrics featuring some of their very glorious salvaged designer fabrics in my makes. I could not be more thrilled about the opportunity. Today I'm sharing a dress I made with this beautiful Swiss Dot Silk Chiffon from Measure and it may be the most wispy, floaty thing I own...

  • Dresses,  Handmade Wardrobe

    First Post with African Wax for #SEWWAXLYRICAL

    By Hand London Anna/Christine Haynes Emery Dress Hack in African Wax Print FTW Heeelllloooooo!!! I’m so excited to be here. I’ve been considering starting a blog for years and what better way to begin this new endeavor than with a super colorful dress! Using blogs as a resource for learning my sewing craft has been invaluable to me. I really hope this can be a space to offer the same kind of support to others. I’d be lying if I said that this wasn’t a challenging task! Daaannngggg, creating a blog is hard! As I’m sure you’ll understand, I am not a very technical minded person (unlike my parter–opposites attract,…