Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Client Photos July 2015


 My wonderful customers have sent more photos! It seriously makes my day when someone sends pics :-)
Above is the Marilyn Monroe Piano dress with the Fancy Lace and blue lining you can find it here :

Above is the Marilyn's Mexico Dress in Green Jersey Knit, available on request only very limited yardage. 
Above is the lovely Deborah again this time wearing her custom Marilyn Monroe 'Subway Dress' You even get the full skirt effect with her standing on her fan, so cute!


 and lastly is the Ann Miller ''On The Town Dress'' Green twill with full plaid lining- plaid options change very quickly so if you are interested in this or any other item you see on this blog just send me a message here or on Etsy :-)

Audrey Hepburn's Funny Face Wedding Dress










I have been asked so many times about making this dress and i finally got to do it! I used a beautiful medium weight silk satin and an ivory dotted tulle for the over skirt and the cape. My client wanted the shoulders to have little gathers as well as at the bust. The body has four darts front and back with boning. There is a built in petticoat as well as horse hair in the hem. The cape buttons on the inside of the neckline in the back with a hair comb hidden under the little bow of the hood. Below are the images i found most helpful when working on this dress. It really is so pretty in person i almost didn't want to box it up and send it on its way :-)









Saturday, June 20, 2015

Customer Photos- June 2015



First i have the lovely Deborah wearing the Red Velvet Dress i posted about before, earlier post Here.
Im so pleased with how it came out and being able to see it on, since i cant do fitting alway around the world i'm never sure exactly how things are going to work on. You can check out Deborah's professional  facebook page here :



Second I have a photo from the lovely Ayelet wearing the Marilyn Monroe Hallway Dress styled with her own belt. See the post about this dress here. She specializes in Natural skin care products and is currently doing a Product Fundraiser for her shop. Check it out! You can also find her Etsy shop here:

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Marilyn Monroe's Henrietta Award Dress- Red Velvet-


This dress was a fun project, something i have been wanting to make for a while. Styled after the dress worn by Marilyn Monroe. Red velvet mermaid evening gown with woven piping detail on the bust and velvet loop fringe hangs from the strap. The bodice structure is made like an over-wire bra with a wire support in the center and shaping the sweetheart neckline, the midriff, sides and back have boning support. back invisible zipper, two layer petticoat with netting under the skirt to accentuate the mermaid shape :-)




Saturday, May 16, 2015

Niagara Dress in Polkadots

  It's not often that i get to make the same dress several times each in a different fabric or print. I must say that i love this Niagara dress design even more in dots than the solid pink that i usually use. Though maybe its just because its something different. Its a classic Marilyn Monroe dress that just screams 50s but is still very wearable today. All of these are cotton prints, the black with small red dots is a stretch poplin, the others are non-stretch. All have built in foam cups and faux button fronts with an invisible zipper up the back. My fave is the red with black dots below ;-)















Sunday, March 29, 2015

Marilyn's 2pc Bikini Sunsuit in Navy Blue


Another Marilyn Monroe classic outfit, 2pc bikini and shorts set, this time in Navy blue with white buttons and trim, you can see the original Marilyn outfit below and my first post about this suit in white here:
 http://morningstar84.blogspot.com/2013/04/marilyn-monroe-white-2pc-sunsuit-bikini.html

Niagara Top & Skirt



 This set is styled after an outfit worn by Marilyn Monroe while shooting "Niagara"
A wide square neckline top with wide cap style sleeves, angled darts in front and buttons up the back. On the bottom is a fitted wiggle skirt with an angled wrap front. The set is available as a custom order through my Etsy shop.