Hello there! This year, one of my big sewing goals is to work on making myself pants, jeans, and shorts of the non-elastic waist variety. Back in March and April, I made two pairs of Alina Design Co’s Chi Town Chinos (using Expansion pack #2) and I’m finally getting a chance to write about them!… Continue reading Chi Town Chinos Expansion Pack #2
Hi Guys! How are you? We are on our first official day of Summer today since the boys had their last day of school yesterday. It feels so nice to not have to rush to get ready for school and get out the door! I have a bit of a blogging backlog to get through… Continue reading Key Largo Top
This month’s Project Sew It theme was tops. I decided I wanted my main project to be the Alice top from Tessuti patterns. I’ve had the pattern and the fabric for close to two years now, I think. I’m so glad I finally got this sewn!
When I started thinking about what I wanted to sew in 2017 I decided I really wanted to focus on sewing some jackets and work on pants/jeans. We are five months into the year and I’ve made some progress on that goal but somehow 2017 seems to have turned into my Year of the Dress.… Continue reading Tea House Dress
Hi there! I’m just getting around to posting about one of the dresses that I made for the Project Sew It Challenge for April. It was dress month and I made two new dresses. The first was my black midi length Lodo dress. For my second dress, I made my first dress length Named Patterns… Continue reading Inari Dress
Hi! I know it’s a little early but I think I’ve achieved my perfect Summer outfit! After I made my first Trevi tank I was really excited to try the pattern again in rayon. I wanted to use a fabric with more drape to highlight the swingy shape of the pattern.