Category: "Tops and blouses"

Steampunk Holiday, part 6 - corset 99% completed

by brae  

Continuing work on the Steampunk Holiday ensemble.  I finished up the corset, which has a separating zipper in the back.  It looks a little boxy here in the photo, but it has a flattering fit when worn.  I made it snug enough to not fall down and to… more »

Boden USA inspired autumn outfit

by brae  

I haven't written here in so long mainly because minis took over my creative time again.  There just aren't enough hours in the day to pursue all my creative outlets.  :\ But, with the end of summer approaching, I feel the urge to sew again.  And, all… more »

Anthropologie Breeze-Blown Blouse

by brae  

I loved this blouse when it first came out a few years ago, but there was no way I could afford the $258 price tag.  As time went on, it went on sale for $130.  Not only was that still a bit steep for me but it was also sold out in the smaller sizes.  I… more »

Sparkle purple matelasse top

by brae  

Something besides a dress or skirt!!!!  :D The fabric is purple matelasse jacquard from Fashion Fabrics Club.  I didn't realize this was sparkly until I received it, but it's not over-the-top glitzy.  It ended up very posh looking, actually!  :] … more »