Named Clothing Elizabeth Gown turned sundress

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

The bows, twists, and knots of DP Studio: le 402 skirt and le 5001 blouse.

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.

Simplicity Patterns 8636 in Blue Viscose

Full disclaimer: I love this Power Puff Girl dress…I mean, my freshly sewn Simplicity Cynthia Rowley 8636. Since Simplicity Patterns are hard to come by in Canada, I hadn’t yet had the chance to make one up, nor did I closely follow their new collections. However, this recent raglan ruffle top-dress pattern immediately jumped out…… Continue reading Simplicity Patterns 8636 in Blue Viscose

White Eyelet Marie Gathered Midi Dress

The Marie Gathered Midi Dress pattern, by Named Clothing, was one of my earliest attempts at successful, long lasting sewing. I made a blouse version a few years ago which has since been in constant rotation (it is always popping up on my IG!). Recently, I finally got around to making the dress version in…… Continue reading White Eyelet Marie Gathered Midi Dress