I received a request the other day to find out where all of the excess fabric came to make the zoot suits popular in the 1940’s. To truly understand the zoot suit, it is important to understand the political and social climate of the time in which it was created and worn. Lets start with…… Continue reading Zoot Suit: the Harlem fashion trend and how it all began.
With an upcoming family wedding to prepare for and a true dislike for the mediocre children’s clothing in stores this season, I decided to experiment with some vintage patterns for my kids. I’m not new to sewing, in fact, just the opposite, I’ve been sewing for myself for years. I quickly found two patterns to…… Continue reading Vintage Pattern Experiments