A Work In Progress :: Studio Inventory

This week I am headed to New York for Alt NYC! I look forward to meeting some new folks and picking up tips from pros!  I also plan to pick up some fabric while I’m there and grosgrain ribbon. So before I add to my ever growing stash of trimmings and fabric, I figured I Read more about A Work In Progress :: Studio Inventory[…]

A Work in Progress :: Summer Day Dress

[pin_it_button pin_url=”http://acreativereality.com/a-work-in-progress-summer-day-dress/”] This week I am excitedly working on my Summer Day Dress! This dress is going to be fantastic for August. I am underlining a green and blue dotted batik cotton with a dusty teal silk organza in order to give the dress some body without using a heavy fabric. I love batik prints Read more about A Work in Progress :: Summer Day Dress[…]

Diamonds On My Neck. Diamonds On My Grill.

I know you are asking yourself, “Ummm… Did she just quote Kelis?” Well, yes I did. And so did Daniel Kornrumpf. In this issue of Vogue Patterns Magazine, I read about Daniel Kornrumpf, an artist that embroiders small self-portraits of others by hand. Here are some close-ups from a few of his pieces below. Pick Read more about Diamonds On My Neck. Diamonds On My Grill.[…]

A Talented Team of Mind-Reading Seamstresses

Today I received my Vogue Patterns Magazine! Yay! 🙂 I love this magazine because it somehow magically reads my mind, inspires me with beautiful fashion images, introduces me to other creatives, and opens my mind to different approaches to sewing techniques! I was just talking to my husband yesterday about creating a sewing related app Read more about A Talented Team of Mind-Reading Seamstresses[…]

Strapless Party Dress is Complete!

A few weeks ago I posted images of a project I was working on and now it is finished! I made a little black party dress with stainless steel boning! I am also a fan of sweetheart necklines so this dress will get a lot of play in my closet! 🙂 I had a great Read more about Strapless Party Dress is Complete![…]

Beautiful Colors on a Beautiful Day

I am so excited about the fabric I picked up this past weekend at A Fabric Place (also known as Michael’s Fabrics). They are having a sale that has been extended until February 4th. Blue Italian wool, watercolor print silk, and rose colored cotton I picked up a blue lightweight Italian wool and a watercolor Read more about Beautiful Colors on a Beautiful Day[…]

BCC Fashion Show

I am back at blogging after a holiday hiatus! For my first post of 2012, I thought I’d share some photos from a fashion show I participated in along with my fellow classmates. The show was at the Baltimore Country Club on December 2, 2012. I had a great time working with other designers and Read more about BCC Fashion Show[…]

Behind the Seams with Fendi

I am such a fan of the interiors photographed by Todd Selby. It is always intriguing to view inside the homes of fellow creatives and see how others dwell in and decorate their space. One of the recent interiors shown on the selby, is of the Fendi Atelier in Rome, Italy. I’ve always enjoyed visiting Read more about Behind the Seams with Fendi[…]

Sketches & Muslins

Last week I finished sketching and creating muslins for an upcoming fashion show! I only have one month to finish my pieces and I am enjoying the challenge! See a few of my sketches below. Now on to cutting and construction… Here is a snapshot of pattern pieces for one of my skirts. I am Read more about Sketches & Muslins[…]

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