Sewing

Embroidered Morgan Jeans

February 25, 2017

I’m going to confess something, and it’s kind of a dirty little secret…     I’ve never actually sewn a pair of trousers or jeans. I’ve made quite a few summer dresses, loads of skirts, lots of random gifts and crafty things, several costumes, and a few truly enormous toys. But I drew the line at sewing pants. I tried sewing a pair of shorts once. Once. About five or six years ago. Back when I was still pretty new…

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DIY Sewing Tutorials

Easy Peasy Knit Pockets

  Today I’d like to share with you my favorite method for getting nice, crisp, professional looking knit pockets. A year or so ago, I posted something similar on social media and have had a handful of people tell me it was really helpful…

February 23, 2017
Sewing

Geo Print Coat

Hi hi hi! I’d like to present to you the newest chilly weather addition to my wardrobe… The Geo Print Coat!   Okay, let’s get real. This post that’s been sitting in my queue since… um… last year. Yeah, I know. I seriously debated…

February 1, 2017
Sewing

Dungaree Dress!

Hi friends! I hope that the New Year has been treating you well! Alright, so… my first project for 2016 is… a pair of dungarees! Well, they were supposed to be a pair of dungarees (ie: the kind with trousers/pants on the bottom), but,…

February 10, 2016
Sewing

Davina Party Dress (and an Itch to Stitch Birthday Celebration!)

Do you believe in serendipity? I’ve always sort of been a believer. The way that the Davina Dress pattern and I met certainly had to have been serendipity in motion. You see, the evening before Kennis from Itch to Stitch contacted me and asked if I’d…

October 10, 2015
Sewing

Purl Soho Quilted Vest

Hey guys! Well, it looks like it’s finally starting to warm up out here on the east coast, so I think it’s definitely time to talk about this wintery vest before it gets packed away until next year! School and work haven’t left me…

April 13, 2015
Fashion Fiber Arts Projects Sewing

OAL 2014: (Pine)apples & Oranges!

Hey folks, I hope that you’ve all been having a great week! I’ve been busy trying to meet a few work-related deadlines and participating in the Outfit-Along that’s been co-hosted by Lauren of Lladybird and Andi of Untangling Knots. It’s been a blast participating and checking out everyone’s…

July 31, 2014
Fashion Sewing

Vera Aveline (aka The Summer Bombshell Dress)

This Dress. You must make it now. Right this minute. This dress will make you feel like you have superpowers. It will make you feel effortlessly chic. It will make you feel like a total Bombshell. And it is so simple to make… even with all…

May 12, 2014
Fashion Sewing

To Infinity & Beyond… A Galaxy Print Lady Skater!

Hey guys! I hope that you’re all having a great weekend and enjoying some (finally!) warm spring weather and sunshine! Super quick post today! I sewed this dress up a few months ago when it was still really chilly out and took the pictures…

May 3, 2014
Fashion Sewing

Tribal Print Briar Tee

Oh my gosh, are you guys sick of seeing all of my briar remixes yet?! I really hope not, because here comes another one! Last weekend, I decided that I needed a new shirt to wear to a workshop the next day, so I…

February 10, 2014