I love reading sewing blogs to come up with inspiration for future projects. Sometimes I find things I love so much that I want to directly copy them. That was the case with this Staple dress. I saw Sew Charleston’s dress and promptly ordered the fabric to make my own.
I have been wanting to make a chambray Everyday Skirt pretty much since I first got the pattern. I was really excited to have just enough leftover herringbone chambray fabric from this Washi dress and Luke’s pullover parka to make the skirt.
I am really struggling to get any sewing projects finished. Various things seem to be working against me– the reservoir on my iron is leaking water and soaking my ironing board cover whenever I use it. My ironing board cover is so old and stained. When it gets wet it’s been transferring the stains to… Continue reading Floral Riding Peplum
Hello blog reading friends! I am just popping in to say that the voting has gone live over at Skirt Fixation for the fabric swap challenge I posted about yesterday. If you are so inclined, could you go here and vote for #3, which is the outfit and doll I made? The voting is at the… Continue reading Geometric Fabric Swap Challenge Votes
I am excited to be participating in Skirt Fixation’s Challenge Create: Fabric Swap Edition. This week’s fabric swap theme is Geometric fabric. I received three different geometric fabrics in the mail from Heather from Heather’s Flights. Two of the fabrics were wovens and the striped fabric was a knit. I had been envisioning sewing something… Continue reading Skirt Fixation Challenge Create: Fabric Swap Edition
My goal this summer was to sew some shorts and I finally got a pair that fits! I started with the Colette Iris shorts and wasn’t able to get a good fit from either of the two pairs I made. I still want to work on getting this pattern to work for me, but I… Continue reading Thurlow Shorts and Laurel Top