Wednesday, October 24, 2007

I've been so busy trying to make things to sell at the small store I do business with that I've barely taken any time to make anything for myself this year. Well I dug into my cache of fabrics and found a rayon cotton blend and decided that I would execute one of my previously posted ideas. Here is the hooded pullover in the color of the fabric that I mentioned.

Just to give you an idea of my designing concepts I've posted pictures of the small paper pattern I made working out my idea.

Saturday, October 13, 2007

Halston was known for his love of cashmere, and used it in many innovative ways. One of his important contributions was the use of cashmere in evening wear. his luxurious sweater dresses with matching coats and cardigan brought a new definition to casual luxury. For the first time women found out just how glamorous they could be in a cashmere gown. Here is an example of his use of cashmere for a day ensemble that could easily go out for evening.

Iimeless. Pat Cleveland one of his favorite 'Halstonettes' always wore capes and a
love his use of red and black, what could be more dramatic, versatile and tnything that had a lot of flow, no one could work a caep or full skirt like Pat. Below she's strutting the runway doing what she does best!