Bento Tee in double sided wool knit

Recently, I was contacted by Kate from The Confident Stitch , an online fabric store with a brick and mortar shop in Missoula Montana. It looks like a really fun shop to hang out in if you live nearby, and they have lots of sewing classes, too. I may stop by when I visit my […]

Ginger Jeggings and McCall’s 6964

Recently I was approached by  Organic Cotton Plus to try some of their fabric.  I remembered the cute knit Ginger jeans Lauren made awhile back with their stretch knit denim  and wanted to try a similar version for myself. I had the ultimate mom jean in mind, Pull On Jeggings! I so deserve a pair of […]

Wild and Free Cheetah Girl Running Pants!

Besides unicorns and rainbows, Gigi loves cheetahs and running. Recently she joined up with our town’s youth track and field club. She doesn’t really have any cool workout clothes, only some old sweats she sleeps in, so I thought it would be fun to make her a running outfit she could get excited about. She […]

First pair of Ginger jeans!

Pattern: Ginger jeans. High rise version shortened to mid rise. Size made: 8 Fitting adjustments: Shortened the rise by one inch. Shortened legs three inches by cutting panels into the knee and seaming them, removing three inches. The back piece was cut from the bottom. Fabric: Light grey stretch denim bought in downtown LA for […]

Jalie Bella in crushed stretch velour.

Pattern- Jalie Bella- Second use so average cost is 10.00 Fabric- Panne Velvet from Joann on sale, 6.00 a yard. 1.5 yards 9.00 Total cost 19.00 This is the second version of the Jalie Bella and it won’t be the last. It fits Lily perfectly in size R and I know I want one for […]

McCall’s 6927 sleeved tunic in Indigo dyed linen

McCall’s 6927 -2.00 Fabric -gifted from a friend Back button 1.00 Total cost. Three dollars After last week’s failed version of McCall’s 6927, I knew I wanted to make another with all the fitting changes it needed. I now have a  comfortable semi fitted woven pattern with comfortable sleeves! I made a lot of changes […]

McCall’s 7501 Body con raglan sleeve dress

My first self made project for my handmade wardrobe this year is complete! A fitted raglan sleeve winter weight dress. I’ve been needing a dress with long sleeves made of knit fabric for awhile. Most of my dresses are sleeveless or  cap sleeved. I sewed McCall’s 7501, a fitted stretch dress with raglan sleeves. It […]