Surprise I made a dress and I’m even blogging about it! When I saw the first challenge for Indie Pattern month over at The Monthly Stitch I was inclined to pass it by since I rarely wear dresses. Indie Pattern Month looks so fun though and I did have some dress patterns in the stash… Continue reading Indie Pattern Month: A Colfax dress and a blog post in the same week!
Hi everyone, halfway there! How is Me-made may going for you? I must admit it has gone smoother than I actually expected given this is my first time participating. My biggest oops was that I forgot to exclude outer wear in my pledge. Despite the fact that I’ve done some serious procrastination on this wardrobe… Continue reading Me-made May 2017: Mid-month roundup
***Disclaimer – this post contains affiliate links*** Not long after my first success with making a woven sleeved top for myself, I saw an Itch to Stitch call for pattern testers for a button-up top or dress pattern. With options for long, short, 3/4 length and flared sleeves too! Given my love of Itch to… Continue reading Pattern Testing: The Bonn Shirt & Dress
I’m pleased as punch right now. I have a new blouse with sleeves. Woven sleeves! If you could have peeked into my closet prior to this you would have found only one woven sleeved garment. A lone oversized men’s button up that I wear to hide my arms from sunburn doing yard work. I have… Continue reading Enamoured with my Everyday Blouse
Well this post has been a long time coming! I made 3 pairs of culottes using this pattern waaay back in June and somehow it’s already the end of August!? I used to wonder how people had a back logged of items to blog about but now I’m understanding. As fun as blogging is, it’s… Continue reading The Winslow Culottes, my perfect skirt (because they’re shorts!)
A quick post, mostly photos, to show off my first make of the Santa Fe Top by Hey June. I was in love with this pattern the minute it came out and snapped it up instantly. I sewed this up at the end of June and have worn it numerous times since. The loose flowing… Continue reading Scribbled flowers for a Santa Fe Top
It’s been a while since I posted about progress on my undergarment goals. I must admit I’ve gotten a bit behind on these goals, distracted by other fun projects like pattern testing and jeans making. The next challenge I’d set for myself was to make a demi-cup or plunge bra . At long last… Continue reading A not so boring beige demi-cup Boylston Bra