It is Pattern Review Sewing Bee time once again and I love how this sewing contest always pushes me! This project particularly turned out just as I imagined and I couldn’t be happier. And it was made with a care and level of craftsmanship I don’t always take with a sewing project.
Perhaps I should repeat patterns more often. I don’t make patterns again usually because I am so easily distracted by the next thing. My to-sew list is very long! But I decided to whip another S2451 skirt because my first version was completed on the verge of too big and then I lost an inch […]
Here is the new (and FREE) Lindy Petal skirt from my friend from Itch to Stitch. Isn’t it cute? Can’t you just imagine making a whole stable of them? Well you totally could, since this guy only takes 2 hours. Even for me! The Lindy Petal Skirt is a fun twist on a knit pencil […]
As soon as I saw that Pattern Review was holding a Sewing Bee type contest I got worked up. Ideas flooded my mind, I made a list that covered an entire page. I entered early and waited anxiously for the details on our first challenge. I seriously woke up at the crack of dawn that […]
This skirt makes me feel like a very fancy lady swishing to and fro. But in fact, it is a very simple skirt to make and easy to wear as well. I put it with my sequined tank top from Old Navy ($15 on clearance), so I didn’t need to wear a bunch of accessories. […]
And here is the first piece of my Me Made May Project – the houndstooth skirt. The Moss Skirt is such a great basic and a great blank canvas. I love the straight shape and with the bottom band it is long enough for me to remain comfortable. The fly front makes a casual, but, […]
It has turned bone-chillingly cold here in the Pacific Northwest. I know that there are a lot of other, much colder places in the U.S. and elsewhere that laugh at my whiny self, but I still think that everyone will concede that 25 degrees is chilly and you should definitely layer up. This is all […]
The Facts- I just realized I am supposed to name my outfit…oops! Can’t change my blog title now. I declare this the “It’s coming!” outfit. I know fall is coming and I need to face it! Fabric: Purple drapey knit jersey from LA fashion district, grey stretch twill from Value Village Notions: Fusible thread, lots […]