We are now in the month of August! Whew, where are the days going!
Swimsuit Cover-up Contest Results
The winners of the Craftzine / Singer Contest winners have been announced. Unfortunately, there will not be a new sewing machine for me anywhere in the near future. It was fun, I always enjoy challenging myself!
Now to move along. I have been researching something new which I have begun to make to sell in my Etsy shop.
The beauty of the veil! Working with veiling is wonderful. The end result is always that of beauty and delicacy!
I begin by conducting some research or background on a subject before I begin producing it for my shop. I find it so inspiring!
Why is it called the "birdcage"? It is called this because it is slightly bouffant and "enclosing" the face like a cage. It floats over the face with out rubbing against the ends of the eyelashes.
Hat- Germaine Vittu- 1942
Hat- Bergdorf-Goodman- 1960
Hat Bergdorf-Goodman- 1949
Pillbox- Paulette - 1964
Hat- John-Frederics- 1935-1945
I fell in love with the combination of the millinery elements to produce a lovely piece, each with their own characteristics.
So off to the workroom I go!
Check back soon to see what I have come up with!! All my pieces will be available for purchase in my Etsy Shop!
*Photos courtesy of Metropolitan Museum.*
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