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Design by texting?

I doodle new designs in my sketchbook, on scratch paper, or napkins almost every day. Then I show Terri my ideas. Her facial expression lets me know if I should move forward or (sadly) move on. 69 more words

Original Designs

Making a Orchid Inspired Dress, Part Two

This is the second post about making my Orchid Inspired Dress! Today i’m going over the process of making the lower half of this costume. The post about making the bodice can be read… 1,204 more words

The Making Of

The 1912 Petticoat is Underway

After looking through the many styles of petticoats available for the woman of 1912, this extant example inspired me to go with a high waist and front closing. 811 more words

Re-creating Historical Dress

Making a Orchid Inspired Dress, Part One

I’m back with yet another fashion project, which has kept me from going insane while finishing up the final details on my tudor costume! As the title suggests, this is a dress inspired by my orchids. 1,249 more words

The Making Of

Still At It

Just in case you think I might have been slacking off in my retirement, here are four recent completions from the Shop at La Taj. 211 more words

Just Me

The Salad Fest

“Muhammad, I am going to need you to make me an outfit.”

I usually get that same messages from friends all the time, but this time it was different because this friend really did need me to make her an outfit. 151 more words


Little Black Dress

Hello world! It has been a while. This past month has been very crazy trying to find the finances and time to get my collection for the Alternative Fashion Week Grand Finale show completed. 224 more words

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