National Sewing Month. 😎
As I post this, I’m watching Fashion Rocks on CBS, a new concept: watch famous recording artists perform on TV and go to Macy’s web site and order the outfits you see the performers parading around wearing.
some of it is absolutely embare-rassing
You and I can be a player in our own little microcosm…that lil ol’ fashion designer, sewist, shower-chanteuse, and rescuer of fabric from the landfill…here I am/we are!
Here’s my latest sewn thing–part of a triple piece swim set;
Featuring a little remnant of silver stretch spandex.
I should also mention that using a special “stretch” needle is the way to go when sewing lycra-spandex. I’ve had better results than when using a “ball-point” needle.
Here’s a pic of my fashion-forward great grandparents in their tankini’s.
What have you saved from the landfill lately?