This past weekend, when I was procrastinating sewing something that involves clear elastic (which is my worst sewing skill ever) I decided to try out Megan Nielsen’s Flint pattern. I had some fabric left over from my Burnside Bibs and thought that I could use it to make a wearable muslin of the Flint shorts.… Continue reading Flint Shorts
Hi! Today I’m back with another installment in pants making adventures! This time, though, I’ve made shorts. My mission this Summer is to make some basic, neutral colored shorts to replace the threadbare ready to wear shorts I’ve been wearing for years. After I had success with the Alina Design Co Chi Town Chinos skirt… Continue reading White Chi Town Chino Shorts
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
One of the main sewing goals I set for myself this year is to work on some jackets and some pants/jeans. I knew I’d be working on the pants in March, since bottoms is the theme this month for Project Sew It. I figured the jackets part of the goal would be more long range… Continue reading Hampton Jean Jacket and Chi Town Chinos
Hi! I’m here today to show off my latest creations, the Ogden Cami and Emerson Crop Pants from True Bias!
Yesterday we had an unseasonably warm, sunny day so we ventured outside onto the front step to take a few pictures of this seasonally inappropriate outfit! I have been wearing my black Luna pants so much that on New Year’s Eve I decided to make myself a new pair from some rayon challis that I… Continue reading Rayon Luna Pants and a Lark Tee