How to Make a Facing for the Hana Tank Tie Waist

How to Make a Facing for the Hana Tank Tie Waist

Hello friends! I’m back with another tutorial for you. This time I’m showing you how to make a facing for the tie waist version of the Hana Tank pattern (Version C).
Bias Binding Tips for Smooth Installation

Bias Binding Tips for Smooth Installation

The Hana Tank + Dress Pattern features the bias binding method of finishing the neckline and armholes. While this method is a great scrap buster, the first few times you try it might be frustrating. It takes practice and a little patience to make sure all those seams lay flat with no puckering.
How to Make an All-In-One Facing for the Hana Tank + Dress

How to Make an All-In-One Facing for the Hana Tank + Dress

 Cass, one of the Hana testers and the sewist behind @craftyprofessor on Instagram, has created a tutorial for drafting and sewing an all-in-one facing for Hana.
The Sadie Slip Dress: Five Ways!

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)

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.
DIY Festive Tassel Earrings for Spring

DIY Festive Tassel Earrings for Spring

One way that I like to add a little extra personality to my OOTD is by adding a punch of color in my accessories, and these earrings are the perfect way to do just that!
From Thrifted Men's XL Jeans to Megan Nielsen Dawn Jeans

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

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!

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

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 2: Making a Muslin + Assessing My Fit

Making a Jasika Blazer, Part 2: Making a Muslin + Assessing My Fit

I tend to be a jump-right-in kind of sewist (and maker, in general). Most of the time, this serves me well, and I get a LOT done in a short amount of time. Some call it impatience…I call it time management. Tomato, tomato.
Making a Jasika Blazer, Part 1: Getting Started!

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…)

(Jk, it’s every day.)

So when Closet Case announced the release of the Jasika Blazer, I knew it would end up in my queue.