Category Archives: screen printing

Printed Moto Jacket — Revealed!

Tadaa! This will almost certainly be my go-to spring jacket. If spring ever arrives in the eastern United States, that is. For all posts about the making of this jacket, click here. Advertisements

Lampshades

Since my kids are a bit older now, it’s time to erase some of the destruction of the toddler years. I got all of my furniture re-upholstered (professionally) before the holidays, and I’m doing some DIY improvements as well. I bought these lamps at Ikea around the time I moved into this house in 01, […]

Patches Applied

I’m still chugging along on my silk trench. I applied the patches yesterday, and I think they look right. Some of the roses are printed onto the trench fabric, and some are patches.

Disheveled Finery

I’ve just embarked on yet another of my epic projects. This one is a trench coat influenced by a Nina Ricci dress worn by Carey Mulligan in Vogue. The dress is silk satin with screen printed roses patched onto the fabric. It found its way onto my sewing room wall, and now will become a […]

Bug Skirt

To wear with my Pattern Magic Top, I wanted something a little out of the ordinary. Alexander McQueen did a bee theme for their Spring 2013 collection, which got me thinking about bugs and how cool they are. I thought it would be fun to screen print bugs onto a skirt to wear with my […]

Bug Out Skirt

Here is the start of the skirt that I’m making to wear with my pattern magic top

My Big Project

Here’s why it is taking my so long to complete my eveningwear project. Last year, I started chairing Spiritwear for the PTO at my kids’ school. The previous chair gave me the contact info for the screen printing vendor that she had dealt with. This vendor is possibly the most annoying individual I have ever […]