Those were Missy’s words in response to her new custom couture two piece dress. Vintage silk fabric lined with 100% ivory silk and fitted through the top paired with a complimentary high-waisted pencil skirt. How amazing does it look on her, seriously?!?
Jeesh life’s been nonstop this summer/spring/ALL THE TIME. Luckily much of that recent busyness has been filled with camping trips, city adventures, thrift store bouts, long beach days, and many mai tais. Unfortunately, it’s also been filled with intense work obligations and not enough sewing time. Sigh.
Somehow, I did manage to get one item done (and about six dresses half way done).
Introducing….the Koala Shirt!
The front is a vintage (never used) tea towel, 100% linen from Ireland. The back is an organic off-white cotton with a vintage blue zipper.
From Neck to Waist: 15″
I think this shirt would look great with a pencil skirt or fitted shorts. Out of all the stuff I’ve made, this one seems to me the most like something you’d find in an Anthropologie catalogue.
However, unlike Anthropologie, this item is truly one-of-a-kind. Enjoy!
So, I’m about three steps away from finishing this dress (zipper, inside lining, hem) AND I’m torn on what type of zipper to use, brass or full black. The brass zipper has kinda been one of the signature traits of my dresses, but this one has other fun details (like print on the shoulders).
What’s your pick?? Which do you think works better?
If you must shop there
For rompers and belts and tops
Think of bloody sweat
A dress for ten bucks!
Is the industrial plea
For you to forget
That shit is heinous
Fits you weird and won’t stay nice
Rips in the laundry
Fast fashion feels gross
It’s not high and it’s not low
It’s just middlebrow
By: Kate Carraway