Two new outfits for spring, which can be mixed and matched!
So a couple of years ago, I loved the pencil skirt with fine-gauge sweater (with scarf and boots) for work. This year, I can feel a new uniform developing: the pencil skirt with high-waisted "sweater" (with cute flats and statement necklace or brooch). I had to make some fit adjustments to the original pattern, but this… Continue reading Work uniform, Fall 2017
After sewing this version of the Astoria top with a swishy skirt, I knew I had to make more. MORE! Alas, I only made this one more (despite my dreams of a closet full of them). The overall style works well--cropped 50s inspired top with a voluminous skirt--and I like how it works with my… Continue reading Astoria top + swishy skirt (take 2)
This rayon from Britex caught my eye, and I just couldn't shake it. It's not a typical color palette or print for me, but I had to have it and I knew exactly what I'd make with it: a dirndl skirt. A dirndl is not my favorite silhouette, but with this fabric, it all just… Continue reading Astoria sweater + swishy skirt = new fave outfit