Trying to find a new way to connect in 2022. In this video I unbox my new Alabama Chanin The School of Making DIY Kit project.
I have always coveted Alabama Chanin indigo clothes. I especially like all of the indigo and New Leaves designs in the 2015 summer collection. Here’s a link to my Indigo Pinterest Board if you want to droll over them yourselves. I actually purchased a yard of AC indigo fabric while I was at the factory … Continue reading Indigo Experiment
For as much as a mother of teenagers complains about social media, the interwebs really do have great things to offer. I could spend hours scanning Pinterest and stalking my friends on Facebook. BTW - if you haven't checked out my Everyday Artisan Pinterest page you really should. I have organized hundreds of Alabama Chanin … Continue reading My attempt to recreate an Alabama Chanin Dress I saw online.
One of the interesting concepts at Alabama Chanin is the “Build-A-Wardrobe” idea. The concept is to create four key pieces each year that will be go-to staples. I have to admit, in my fantasy world, I would only wear clothes I’ve made. That said, I will always have a pair of jeans in my closet and … Continue reading The Layering Project
I made a bold move a few months back. I decided to invest in my first Alabama Chanin stencil. I chose Anna’s Garden because it’s a very versatile pattern, mostly floral but with a geometric feel to it. Was it worth it – absolutely! Do I now want to buy even more stencils – you bet! My … Continue reading A Bold Bolero