Sewing provides me with a creative outlet, but purchasing new fabric and patterns can be very expensive. Being a frugal type, I like to find second hand patterns and fabric from thrift shops. What I like best about finding random older patterns is the wide variety of fashions that become available to you, and finding vintage quality fabric is just about the most exciting thing ever. Well, maybe. This blog is my “gallery” of projects, but it is also a place to talk about the link between fashion and art history, which is my other creative outlet. As an art historian, I see almost everything in terms of either art or history, and that includes what people wear.
June 23, 2012