For the past few months, Fabric Mart has had the most gorgeous array of Michael Kors Wool Blend Coatings that I have ever seen! During COVID stay at home time, I've been letting my gray grow out, and I thought that even though some of the delicious sounding shades like apricot and apple green would be beautiful, the heathered gray shade would be the most flattering to my gray hair and the most versatile for a winter coat. And it was one of the coatings that listed Cashmere as one of the fiber components, so I was curious as to how that would feel.
Hello everyone. This linen dress is the first thing that I made after my husband passed away 2 months ago. At first, it was a real struggle- I kept putting things together the wrong way and having to rip it out and do it over again. I probably shouldn't have chosen an asymmetrical design with fabric that looks the same on both sides for my first project! But as I finished, I felt a real sense of accomplishment! I have to say that creating something unique and special was just what I needed to feel a little like myself again. I used three coordinating pieces of linen- a deep coffee colored brown, a milky cream, and an abstract print with whipped cream, cloves, and cinnamon it- thus, my cafe au lait dress! Linen is so wonderful to work with. You do need to accept that wrinkles will be part of the look though, which I am fine with. For the pattern, I used Vogue 1694 which is a Marcy Tilton design and the fabric was from Fabric Mart Fabrics. This is an inter