My sewing output has slowed down during August–yes, the great sewcation is over and done! But before I returned to a limited sewing schedule, I managed to put together a long promised shirt for my husband. I enjoy shirtmaking and always have dreams of making my husband wonderful tailored shirts. Unfortunately, it takes a lot…… Continue reading The M6044 in African Wax
The Sew Over It Erin skirt, a pattern from the City Break e-booklet, includes some of my favorite simple style designs. It is a straight button front skirt, and for that reason, there are limitless ways to sew and wear it. Yet, if you’re like me, the simpler projects can some times fall back in…… Continue reading Sew Over It Erin Skirt
Today’s post features a project that is both practical and extravagant–just the way I like it! It’s the DP Studio Cropped Jacket, made in denim. DP Studio’s Cropped Jacket pattern was first featured in their mid-winter 2018 collaboration with the French magazine Modes et Travaux. DP’s collection of 13 patterns was impressive and I immediately…… Continue reading A cropped denim trench, DP Studio’s le 702.
A spontaneous sew, this linen sundress project took form after a series of hot days that left me feeling bold. To create it, I paired the Named Clothing Elizabeth gown pattern with a coral linen from my stash. My summer sewing extravaganza is still going strong. Over the last few especially challenging months of finishing…… Continue reading Named Clothing Elizabeth Gown turned sundress
With more sewing time currently available to me, I’ve continued to work on separates sewing. Today’s post features an ensemble created with two patterns by DP Studio: the 402 knot skirt and the 5001 twist blouse. DP studio is a relatively new French indie pattern company that is now making its mark with unique, high…… Continue reading The bows, twists, and knots of DP Studio: le 402 skirt and le 5001 blouse.
After wearing my first Anita top by République du Chiffon over and over, I made a second, and this time, I also made a skirt to accompany it. I’ve always loved the coordinating possibilities sewing brings to the table, even if (especially if) things get a little kitschy. This set can be worn together, and…… Continue reading Summery Linen Coordinates
After accomplishing a big professional milestone, I needed a quick sewing project to refresh my mind. I chose the new Anita pattern from République du Chiffon. The pattern is ultra quick and easy. I went from PDF assembly to blog photos in 3 hours. RDC always has a few PDF patterns that come out in…… Continue reading Anita top from République du Chiffon