18 May, 2011
elsiesea commented on the article Shoe Debate: Flatforms, Platforms, Wedges-- Yes or No?
I love my Dansko sandals – they look a lot like some of these, but are lower and more sensible. Ditto my peep-toe espadrilles. OK, they do look a little like a doctor prescribed them, unless I dr…
2 May, 2011
elsiesea commented on the article Meet Artist Susan Wasinger + Win a Copy of Her New Book, Sewn by Hand!
I just finished handsewing a dress – it was a great way to better understand how a pattern and a garment work. And very soothing while watching TV in the evening. Even better: I gave up TV for Le…
22 April, 2011
elsiesea commented on the project Promageddon 2011
It’s lovely – even nicer than the one in the movie! Congratulations on a wonderful dress and a super job self-designing – not to mention the whole high school grad thing, of course. ;p
8 April, 2011
elsiesea commented on the project Modern Geisha
My stars, this is nice in both design and execution! And it looks wonderful on you, too. Very inspiring…can I nick the lace-up-sash idea some time? :)
10 March, 2011
elsiesea commented on the article Mother of Pearl Buttons: A Uniquely American Triumph
Nothing beats mother of pearl buttons. The texture – especially when the back is left natural – is just unlike any other medium. I keep my eyes open for pearl buttons on old clothes – I’m a big u…