Project MyWay #23–Pink Silk Shirt

pmw23-280So, I was copying the picture of the shirt I pulled out of a magazine, (it’s actually a jumpsuit, but I love the top part) and I started with the kimono type sleeve, like in the photograph–what was I thinking?!? I already have the shoulders of a full-back and those sleeves made me look like I was about to take flight! Continue reading “Project MyWay #23–Pink Silk Shirt”

Project MyWay #21–Yellow Balmacaan Coat

280Of course I had my heart set on a Balmacaan raincoat at a time when there are almost zero raglan sleeved coat patterns available. Luckily, Simplicity 2858 was pretty close to what I wanted and I didn’t have to fuss around with it too much. I love how it turned out. Continue reading “Project MyWay #21–Yellow Balmacaan Coat”

Project MyWay #20–Badgley Mischka Knock-off Jacket

280This project brought out my fickle side. At first I put in shoulder pads, but the jacket looked too 80’s, so I took them out and constructed my own version of shoulder shaping. Continue reading “Project MyWay #20–Badgley Mischka Knock-off Jacket”

Project MyWay #19–Donna Karan Knock-off, Peau de Soie Blouse and Crepe Skirt



I needed something to wear to a wedding, on a week night, in the city. It took some thinking; Continue reading “Project MyWay #19–Donna Karan Knock-off, Peau de Soie Blouse and Crepe Skirt”