Hello again friends! I'm so excited to share this new shirt with you! It feels like it's been ages since I've sewn with cotton, but for all the silk tops I've made recently, a classic oxford cloth button-down is still one of the items that feels the most 'me'. Maybe because they've been a staple in … Continue reading A Year-Round Staple: The OCBD
I seem to be following a theme with my recent makes. Staple pattern, silk fabric, black and ivory design... check, check, and check. The upside to this theme is that it means I’m working on a coordinating handmade wardrobe. Yay! Oh yeah, and one more tick box – it's another long-wanted item that I'm thrilled … Continue reading A classic pencil skirt in black and ivory bouclé
You guys, I finally checked off one of my sewing bucket list projects. I've been wanting a sleeveless silk popover for years! Years! I am so, so glad I finally took the plunge! I LOVE this shirt. The style is exactly what I wanted and the fabric feels absolutely dreamy to wear. Seriously, multiple times while … Continue reading Sleeveless Grainline Archer Hybrid in Silk Habotai
Hi! I'm Jennifer, or Jenny if you'd like, and I blog at Jenny Homemaker. I currently reside in Atlanta with my fiancé/sounding-board/photographer, Brandon, and fur baby/supervisor/photobomber, CoCo. I started sewing in 2009 after a long-distance move, when it became clear I needed a new hobby. I was fearless, choosing a fully-lined, polyester satin, bubble-hem party dress … Continue reading Hi, I’m Jennifer!