I grew up in the Kansas City area, and not until recently had I heard we had a garment district. This wasn’t just any garment district, either. Kansas City’s was the second largest in the country, topped only by New York City’s, and there was a period of time where one in seven women’s garments […]Read More Historic Garment District Museum of Kansas City
Halloween is one of my all time favorite holidays. And sure, now I hand out the candy instead of ask for it, but I love the movies, the treats, and most of all, the costumes! Of course, fiber artists are usually pressed into service to create the perfect costume. I do have one handmade costume […]Read More Happy Halloween!
I’ve been sewing for a long time, but the only wearables I’ve ever successfully completed were PJ pants… Then I had to go to a wedding in Austin, Texas. In August. When I was trying to figure out what I was going to wear, a weird, planets-aligned series of events occurred. I found four yards […]Read More Dressmaker