Dawn Jeans: Rigid Denim vs. Stretch (tips for making both)
I love making jeans! If you’ve been following me for the last year, you know this. Jeans always seem so daunting because of all the fancy stitching and hardware detailing, but they are actually quite straightforward. With a good pattern and the right fabric, you can make a custom-fit wardrobe staple.
High Waisted Sasha Trousers Pattern Hack
After almost a year of sewing mostly basics, I’ve been feeling the urge to bust up outta my sewing shell and add a few fun pieces to my wardrobe. To date, I’ve made about 5 pairs of jeans and 3 or 4 pairs of leggings. so I think I got my basics covered in the pants category. It was high time I sewed up these Closetcase Patterns Sasha Trousers!
The Sadie Slip Dress: Five Ways!
When Michele of @winmichele announced that she and @faithstjules were hosting the Flashback Sewing Challenge on Instagram, I immediately knew which era of fashion I’d be honoring: The 90s!
Anthropologie-Inspired Thrift Store Score Refashions (and some thoughts on creative passion and Me-Made May)
I found a couple of "magic skirts" at my local thrift store and refashioned them into two Anthropologie-inspired tops.
From Thrifted Men's XL Jeans to Megan Nielsen Dawn Jeans
I love making jeans. They’re surprisingly easier to make than they seem, and having a custom fit pair of pants that I can wear nearly every day is the ultimate sewing win, if you ask me. But I am very particular about my pants...
A (Short) Cambria Duster with Flat Felled Seams
At the end of last year, I was a new convert to the wardrobe sewing craze and looking for new projects to sew like A MAD WOMAN. I knew that I needed to get more focused and pick items that were not only fun to sew, but also beautiful staple wardrobe pieces. Enter: The Cambria Duster by Friday Pattern Company.
Making a Jasika Blazer, Part 4: Finished!
Well, well, well, here she is! The Jasika Blazer was quite a big project, but so worth the effort.
Making a Jasika Blazer, Part 3: Fabric Prep and Construction
This post may get a little long, but hang with me! I’ll try to stay organized…
Making a Jasika Blazer, Part 1: Getting Started!
It’s no secret that I love Closet Case Patterns (don’t even get me started on my Ginger Jeans that I wear more times each week than I am comfortable admitting…)
So when Closet Case announced the release of the Jasika Blazer, I knew it would end up in my queue.
Custom Printed Fabric on the Sew Over It Pussy Bow Blouse + True Bias Ogden Cami
If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you may have noticed that in addition to wardrobe and accessories sewing, I also design artwork for textiles and other products.