Lander Pants In Organic Hemp

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my Bloglovin’ feed. Thanks for visiting!I have to admit that this Indigo hemp fabric sent to me by Organic Cotton Plus sat in my stash for an embarrassingly long time. But this post is actually timely since they are having a hemp sale until the […]

Extra Sharp Pencil Skirt In Denim

My Liesl & Co Extra Sharp pencil skirt. Worn with my Lisette for Butterick 6464 top in Cotton & Steel rayon from The Confident Stitch. Sewn in Size 4, a size smaller than recommended for my measurements, due to my love of overfitting. Sewn with 5/8 inch seam allowances instead of 1/2 inch. I’m pretty sure […]

Rifle paper Co. Wonderland fabric top. Simplicity

After the past couple weeks of sewing and pattern making frantically for Project Run and Play, I needed to make myself something easy. It’s been a long time since I made my own designs, and when the public and judges aren’t that crazy about them, as happened this past week, it’s hard not to be […]

A Modern Mad Hatter

This week’s theme for Project Run and Play was to make an outfit inspired by a child’s story book. Gigi wanted me to make something from Alice And Wonderland, and I wanted to make something from one her favorite books, The English Roses. So I’m doing kind of a mix up of the Mad Hatter […]

Let’s Go To Egypt! A Vintage Safari Dress

This week’s first Project Run & Play project was a challenge, and involved a great many pattern pieces. About forty in all! The theme was the Seven Wonders Of The World and I chose the Great Pyramids of Giza . My dress was inspired by photos of female explorers and Egyptologists of the early twentieth century. […]

Liesl & Co Classic Shirt in voile

Liesl & Co Classic Shirt Size 4D. Cotton voile from Joann’s It’s been a long time since I’ve made a button down shirt! Shirt making requires a lot of patience and a lot of precision sewing, so I took my time and worked only about an hour and a half at each sewing session. After […]

Butterick 6244 in Double Sided Wool

Recently, it’s has gotten very cold here in So Cal. Luckily, I already had a coat pattern, Butterick 6244 by Lisette, and fabric from a project I had shelved due to the all the warm weather we had been having. This simple unlined coat was very easy to sew, and was the perfect choice to […]