Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Classic Poodle

I just love the classic styles of the fifties. Rock and Roll was just getting its start and sock-hops, bebops and corner malt shops were all the rage. I love the poodle skirts and sweaters. This is my take on that fashion statement.

I have made a circle skirt with a simple waist band and snap closure and appliqued the felt poodle on, then hand embroidered the collar and leash using metallic thread and glass beads. I hand knit the sweaters in a cardigan style that really button. Other sweaters used are made with the softest knit fabric and close with snaps in the back.

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