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Vintage Vogue Pattern Re-dux

I had been wanting to get into remaking some of my vintage patterns. This coat pattern has been floating around and finally I decided to do it. The pattern was tattered old and disintegrating even as I unfolded the instructions. So I copied the pattern onto pattern paper, made some changes to the pattern and made the coat. The fabric is an embroidered floral fabric, patchworked with coordination silk satin and other embroidered fabrics. Also embellished with silk flowers and beads. The coat is fully lined. One of a kind coat can be purchased here

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Behind the Scenes Photo Shoot

My apartment has been undergoing a change. In 2017 I had my kitchen done over (See kitchen make-over here  It was quite a big project.  The designer was Keita Turner (  This has morphed into an ongoing project and much needed surgery for this apartment.   Although Keita and I both took photos via cell phones and point and shoots, she needed professional photos.  Keita created a block buster team and below is a short clips of the day. Keita also wore for a silk patchwork tunic (see more dresses here Photographer: Kelly Marshall Photographer Assistant: Jamie Ellington Interior Designer: Keita Turner Stylist: Helen Quinn Stylist Assistant: Nina Katan Make-up Artist: Keanda NYC...

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