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Brown Tweed and Cherry Brown Leather Asymmetrical Matching (Dinosaur Themed) Jackets

ochre brown sequence burgundy wine dusty rose silk lined Tweed asymmetrical jacket custom bespoke leather anagrassia coat ruffle black wide collar dinosaur kids

Making matching jackets with my nieces has become an annual tradition. This year Gigi requested a dinosaur jacket. This was a tall order especially since bomber jackets with dinosaur appliqués was not an option. Therefore I had to be a bit more creative with the limited materials and time I had available. I decided upon burnt orange/brown tweed wool with sequins, which remained from a previous purchase in NYC. I also chose cherry brown genuine leather, charcoal wool, and dusty rose silk (for the lining). There wasn’t time to create original jacket design for myself, so I used a Burdastyle pattern from a previous project, (see jacket here). The jackets...

The Calling of the Artist

Ukrainian Seamstress Tailor Mary Grace Godfrey

The best things in life uplift us. I am not talking about elevators when we need to get to the top floor, (although that is nice). Rather I am talking about lifting our spirits as we go about our day-to-day activities. This is the role of the artist, who “give us enthusiasm to do our work” as St. John Paul II said in his famous Letter to Artists. Beauty speaks to our hearts like nothing else, for it promises something that we are all seeking – happiness. However this does not always result in a promise fulfilled. We are all aware that beauty can be deceptive when it is only...

Alencon Lace Leotard Flower Girl Dress

Gold Ivory White Champagne Cream Ivory Lace Tulle Satin Flower Girl Communion Dress Skirt, Alencon Chantilly Lace Leotard Anagrassia Couture Handmade High End

Style #5320 Lace Leotard is back in stock!  Here are photos of the new #5320 IVORY lace with (new) GOLD lining with CHAMPAGNE TONED tiered tulle skirt with IVORY sash. This dress was made for a NYC (Jay Fund) charity auction in October. A family friend was so kind to model the dress for me, so the leotard is slightly loose on her. (Thank you “K” for modeling!!!)  If you’re interested in the lace leotard + poofy tulle skirt flower girl dresses please contact me or shop on the Etsy shop page. (Not all styles listed on ETSY shop page) New designs will (hopefully) be launched later this season! Have a wonderful Christmas...