Collared, cuffed, button down shirts. They are a little bit outside my wardrobe comfort zone, to be honest. They feel a bit masculine to me, and I like pretty. But, I know I should own some, so I was pleased that Sewaholic released a version with some details I could appreciate: the Granville.My main beef… Continue reading Granville Shirt by Sewaholic
For my last-of-the-year Britex blogger project, I chose the pattern first: the unusual and lovely design from Decades of Style, the Collar Confection blouse. The blouse design is interesting and a bit more challenging than a basic top, but still very doable! The blouse style dictates a fabric with drape, but it also must be… Continue reading Collar Confection blouse in dotted silk
See this blazer? I designed, drafted and sewed it myself! And since I'm no longer actually attending lecture (conflicts with my teaching schedule), I'm using the book and my professor's office hours to get the job done! (By the way, here she is, walking through the construction of the jacket on YouTube. She's an amazing sewist!)This… Continue reading Self-drafted blazer!
Okay, I know this notice is coming mere hours before the end of the day, but I've been at a wedding New Orleans for a long weekend, so hopefully we can all understand the reason for the delay 🙂 Anyhow, Britex is having a 30% off sale on EVERYTHING on the website (and in person,… Continue reading Go get some fabric for 30% off!
No, I haven't dropped off the face of the earth--just busy with a new class and a big project for Britex! The absolutely drop-dead gorgeous patent leather buttons, above, have a little something to do with it 🙂 With a professional development workshop at SFSU on Saturday at 11, was waiting at the door of… Continue reading Patent leather buttons