Greetings from super-hot Santa Cruz, my friends! This past weekend it’s been hot here (90F is very hot by our standards!), so I’ve been working on some really easy-to-wear and breathable garments. One of them is the Yaletown dress, by Sewaholic Patterns. If you’re new here, you should know that I LOVE Sewaholic patterns. They’re not … More Completed: Sewaholic Yaletown Dress
Well hello, friends! Last week some of you might have gotten an e mail about this post which led to a webpage with an error message, and I do apologize. Apparently writing a post from one’s phone is prone to accidentally hitting the ‘publish’ button too early! This summer, I (finally!) jumped on the Madmen … More A 1960’s Shift Dress
Hello, friends! Based on the calendar it has been a while since I’ve posted on here, but it doesn’t feel like a whole four months has gone by to me! Funny how time works like that. Today I want to share with you a dress I made which is my first successful traced garment. I … More An Easy, Traced Summer Dress from Skopelos Fabric
One of the first blouses I ever made was the Alma blouse, by Sewaholic patterns. I have returned to it a couple of different times, because I love it so much! I’ve made an unblogged version in red quilting cotton, and a green and black one in rayon challis. Both times were with the mid … More An Octopus Print Sewaholic Alma Blouse
Hi friends! Now, let’s just get this out of the way first….. this post is about underwear. Panties, to be specific, and I am more proud of my garment than embarrassed to have my underwear posted on the internet. But don’t get your panties in a bunch (see what I did there 😉 ); there … More Underwear Sewing — I’m in love!
One of my new year’s resolutions for 2015 is to become more of a minimalist. To me, this means being more intentional about my physical belongings, among other things. With this in mind, I started a Wardrobe Architect project to guide my sewing this coming season. The Wardrobe Architect is a series of blog posts … More Wardrobe Architect 2015: Inspiration & Defining My Style