Posts matching "michael-miller"

My first hand-dyed shawl (Wave – Kristen Finlay)

November 10, 2019

Do you remember my experiment with dyeing yarn with flavored drink mixes? Two years later, I finally knitted something with that skein!

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Rockabilly Cherries

June 5, 2015


I don’t remember if I mentioned it already, but this year for me is definitely wedding season: I’ll be attenting seven different weddings between April and October! Besides partying with my friends (and discovering the incredible differences between french and american weddings), it gives me the opportunity to sew and wear the retro party dresses that I usually cannot wear. Last year, I attended two weddings, and wore a new dress for each, so I felt like continuing the tradition. However, with SEVEN dresses, I’m starting to think I might have been overly ambitious… For the first wedding I attended, back in April, I made an Elisalex dress with three-quarters sleevees, but I haven’t had a chance to photograph it yet and now it’s out of season so I’m afraid I’ll have to wait until Fall to post about it. The second one took place in southern France at the end of May, so I figured I would need a sleeveless dress and decided for the Butterick by Gertie 5882.

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Welcome to America

May 17, 2014


That’s it, after several months waiting and doing endless paperwork, I finally left Paris and moved to the United States. So since I now live in a place where the weather is wonderful and there are beautiful backgrounds for taking pictures, I can show you my new dress…

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