Hey everyone! For those who may have missed it, be sure to check out my post on the Trend Patterns Twist dress over at the Minerva Crafts blog. This dress was a delight to sew, with just the right dose of challenge involved. Plus, I really enjoyed using the Atelier Brunette viscose in Chestnut to…… Continue reading Trend Patterns Twist dress
Hey everyone! I’ve recently joined the Minerva Crafts creative team of guest bloggers. You can check out my first project, the V8956, over at their blog: https://www.minervacrafts.com/blog/projects/v8956-in-water-repellant-faux-suede
When I received an invitation to Named’s book launch in London at the New Craft House, I was thrilled for two reasons. 1. I got invited to Named’s Book Launch in London. 2. I have an opportunity to make a party dress…to wear to their book launch! If you’re reading here, you probably know it–Named…… Continue reading Dark Floral Stella Shirt Dress
Friends, my bodysuit dreams have come true! After four years of sewing, I can now say good things come to those who wait (and also sew with enough perseverance!). Bodysuits might be quick but they are surprisingly involved. In addition to a decent knowledge of sewing and choosing stretch fabrics, a familiarity with using lingerie…… Continue reading V9298 Vogue Patterns Bodysuit
The weeks leading up to my move to England were filled with preparations and apprehension. Of course, moving to a new place, let alone a new country, is not a task to be taken lightly, and I’m sure you can imagine many of the normal feelings moving triggers. But in my case, I wasn’t heading…… Continue reading Quick, needy sews: a ruffled turtleneck.
Next up in my DP studio summer sewing recap is le 600. Le 600 had long been on my list. I finally had the chance to make it in good company. A structured blouse with lots going on (pleats! elastic! a collar! a partially open back!), this pattern is a puzzle and best sewn with…… Continue reading DP studio’s le 600 in stripes
Hey everyone! In case you hadn’t yet had the chance to read my guest blog post over at Harts Fabric for Sew Your Heart Out September, here it is! … What a pleasure it is to be back for this year’s rendition of Sew Your Hart Out September! I’m Jess from Jess Sews Clothes. Today…… Continue reading SYHOS with Harts Fabric: the Named Tierra wrap skirt and Meagan Nielson Dove blouse