This dress is one of my favorite things I made this Summer! I’d seen a lot of great things made from this shibori style rayon poplin a while back and had regretted not buying it when it was stocked at Blackbird Fabrics. Amber found it on Amazon on sale for under $5 a yard in… Continue reading Forsythe Dress
Hi there! I’m so excited to show off this dress, even though at this point it’s become sort of seasonally inappropriate. As soon as the Closet Case Charlie Caftan was released I knew I wanted to make one to take on our August vacation to the beach.
The official start of Summer was yesterday… is it too early for me to say that I’ve sewn my favorite Summer item? I have been thinking about this dress for months and sewed it up a couple of weeks ago to wear to my older son’s kindergarten graduation. (Apparently graduation from kindergarten is a much… Continue reading Inari Dress Hack
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
I feel like I always start out my blog posts saying how excited I am to be showing off my newest project. But really, I am super excited about my two new Lodo dresses! The Lodo dress is the newest pattern from True Bias. It is a knit dress with a slight cocoon shape, a… Continue reading Lodo Dresses