• DIY: Black Lace Marlborough II

    October 30, 2014

    So this is my third Marlborough Bra. After seeing the one I made for my coworker, the boss lady requested one in the same black lace with purple accents. I decided to try something new with this one and cut the band with the lace scallop edge on the bottom. I think the band looks…

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  • DIY: Black Lace Marlborough Bra

    October 22, 2014

    As mentioned in this post, I will be making a lot of Marlborough Bras in the coming weeks. This one is a belated birthday gift for my co-worker. Her favorite color is purple so I dyed the elastics in that color to use as a pop of color against the black lace. Sizing: I cut…

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  • DIY: Plum Marlborough Bra

    October 17, 2014

    Confession: This is actually the third bra that I’ve made. The first two will probably never see the light of day on the Internet because the sewing is pretty embarrassing. With that said, I present you the Marlborough Bra in plum. The Marlborough Bra is designed and drafted by Norma of Orange Lingerie¬†(a custom bra…

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  • Hiatus Update and Bra Making!

    September 24, 2014

    View from Westham Island Bridge during sunrise. Almost like a watercolor painting. Firstly, I apologize for the lack of posts in the past two months. I disappeared into my workload for both work and school this summer and neglected to update regularly. (Fortunately, my summer attire is pretty uninteresting…I primarily live in soft tees and…

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  • Complete: Peter Pan Collar Chambray Dress

    February 16, 2014

    My first complete sewing project for the year is this peter pan collar chambray number for a friend. I find sewing for others to be a good exercise in fit. Everyone’s build is different and it challenges me to try new fitting techniques. In addition, it’s fun to create a garment that is unique to…

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  • Red

    August 2, 2013

    Lately, I’ve been playing around with making simple leather clutches. Here’s one of the ones I made. Materials Used: Pearlized Lambskin Leather (from Leather, Suede, and Skins), Ostrich Embossed Cowhide Leather (from Global Leather)

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  • Spring 2013 Collection: Lilac and Leather

    May 13, 2013

    Background: The University of Chicago Festival of the Arts is a week-long celebration of the arts on the campus. The student-run organization, FOTA, provides funding to students to work on creative and artistic projects and performances that are then showcased for the duration of the week. The Festival of the Arts opens with a launch…

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