It's back to work on The Dress, and to change the bodice of the Belladone from Deer & Doe to a princesse seam bodice (If you missed The Dress: Part 1 click here) and for a first finished version of the Belladone. I used a Burda princess seam bodice (from a Burdastyle dress pattern), which I cut in a size 38....

A Brocade Skirt for the Holiday Season

On a trip to Rome last year I bought a black brocade fabric from Bassetti, this amazing fabric store in downtown Rome that dates back to the 50’s. It’s in an old building with...

Making Pants

As I moved from skirts to tops, in the process of learning how to sew, the next logical step seemed to me to be pants.  I started with boxer shorts to sleep in, with...

Easy DIY Floral Jean Jacket

Here's a quick and easy DIY for the lingering summer season 😉 I saw a lot of denim with floral patches or appliqués during the summer, so I thought I'd embellish a new jean jacket...

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Born in Rome, raised around the world, educated in San Francisco, inspired in France.

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