(Hi Everyone, I’m back after I originally posted this with an edit. I had stated that the Gemma tank calls for 1″ bias tape, but Rae pointed out to me that the pattern actually calls for 1.25″ bias tape. I am pretty sure that my mistake came down to the fact that I can’t read.… Continue reading Two Gemma Tanks
Hi Everyone! How is your Summer going? (Or your Winter if you are in the opposite hemisphere?) I had all these grand sewing plans but I didn’t really consider how difficult it would be to get sewing projects done with the kids out of school and Caroline having an epic struggle to take a decent… Continue reading My Summer Uniform // Parkside Shorts and Lark Tees
It is the last day of May! Another month has flown by! I have thoroughly enjoyed participating in my third Me Made May. My biggest revelation has been that the weather in Chicago is not reliably Spring-like until about the last week of the month. I was mostly frustrated in the earlier weeks that I… Continue reading Parkside Shorts and Skirt
I was really excited when I was picked to be a pattern tester for Sew Caroline’s new pattern, the Waterfall Tank. It’s a great little summer tank with a ruffled double layer on the front. It is finished with bias tape and can either be done as a fitted strap or tie strap option.
I am really drawn to fun colors and prints when I buy fabric. But before I started sewing so many of my own clothes one of the things I always bought was white shirts. When I was trying to figure out what fabric to use for my first Sew Caroline Sugar Pop Top, I decided… Continue reading Sugar Pop Top
Hello! Before I get to my last tee for the week I want to talk briefly about rub-offs. In Monday’s post I mentioned doing a rub off of an existing sweatshirt to generate a pattern for my raglan tee and my sister requested a tutorial for how to do this. There are lots of great… Continue reading T-shirt Week // Swingy Plantain Tee for Spring Top Sewalong