Quilting really isn't my thing; I've made a handful of quilts over the years and while I have been really proud of the resulting blankets, it's not something I enjoy very much. So, clearly, making a new dress or blouse has taken priority over a long-term quilting project! On the spare bed for a momentTruthfully,… Continue reading Quilt finished!
If you're arriving here from Britex, welcome! A couple of weeks ago, my family took a trip to Hawaii, which nicely coincided (with a slight extension of deadlines--thank you, Joie 🙂 with my latest Britex project. A lovely linen sundress was the obvious choice; after all, doesn't everyone sew new garments before going on vacation?!The… Continue reading Vintage-inspired linen sundress
There was a moment there, staring at my textbook on drafting the suit jacket a few months ago when I was actually uncertain if I could finish my Pattermaking course. See, I went to class for the first month of the semester and then had to take the rest of the class as an independent… Continue reading Patternmaking Final Project: The Suit
When scanning my syllabus at the start of the pattern making course I took last semester, I was most excited about learning how to draft cowl neck tops. When we finally got to it toward the end of the course, I was surprised how simple they actually were! Using a basic bodice sloper, it's just… Continue reading Cowl neck top in sheer viscose