I have good news and bad news about the makes in this post. And since I've always been an "eat your vegetables first" sort of person, we'll just get the bad news out of the way. And that bad news would be this tank. I think that it's just as important to share projects that flop … Continue reading You win some, you lose some
For the longest time, I didn't wear t-shirts. Somehow I had convinced myself that they didn't suit me, or they wouldn't fit, but it wasn't until I made the Hemlock tee from Grainline Studios (which you can read about here) that I realised that my issue was all in my head! Since then, I have … Continue reading Nineties vibes and painted lines
The weather is turning hot, hot, hot and my wardrobe needed some serious help! I've been wanting to make the Oceanside Pants from Blank Slate Patterns for ages. They are a breezy, relaxed fit drawstring waist pant or short that look amazing in lightweight fabrics such as linen or chambray. I snatched up this perfect … Continue reading Summer Sewing with Tencel Denim
Hi Readers! I don't know about you, but I've been on the hunt for the Holy Grail of shirtdresses for a long time! I've been searching for something classic, comfortable, well fitting with a myriad of options to customize and I think I've found it with the Cashmerette Lenox. This pattern certainly went together easily … Continue reading The Lenox Shirtdress in Ranchero Rayon Chambray
This shirt may look familiar because I made a winter version in ponte for my last post. I wondered for a while if this is worth its own post, but this tee has become an instant go-to due to the pattern and the fabric, so the answer is yes! The pattern is the Wanted Tee … Continue reading The Spring/Summer Wanted Tee
This summer, I'm determined to experiment with fun trousers styles. There has to be more to life than skinny jeans, right? First and foremost, I needed a good flowy fabric that was also robust enough for pants. I was so happy to find this tencel denim on the Cali Fabrics site! (It's sold out right … Continue reading Tencel Denim Winslow Culottes and some Cali Fabrics Classics!
There are a few types of fabric that I am obsessed with since I’ve been sewing, but never would have bought off the rack. Faux fur is one, and sequins are the other! (You can take the girl out of New Jersey but….) Maybe some of you have a similar relationship with certain fabrics? I had … Continue reading Sequins: For going out or staying in!