At the start of 2014, I set a goal for myself: sew at least one garment per month for the year. It was a low bar, but it wasn't so much about sewing 12 more garments for my wardrobe as just creating on a regular basis, even when life got busy. Here's the big round-up… Continue reading 2014 Resewlution Wrap-up
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Me-Made-May: final round up!
Wow, a whole month of me-made clothing! Despite my initial pledge to wear handmade items only 4 days a week, I made it through the entire month wearing at least one me-made garment every day! I didn't think I had so many homemade clothes! Here's the final round up:May 25, Sunday: Strawberry picking and dinner… Continue reading Me-Made-May: final round up!
All-time favorite dress pattern, in stretch denim
All winter I've been thinking about this particular dress pattern (out of print Vogue V7871). Last summer, I made two versions (stretch denim and modern linen print) and wore them relentlessly. The pattern fits perfectly, the shape suits my figure, and it looks effortlessly put-together (because, hey, if you've got a dress on you're put-together,… Continue reading All-time favorite dress pattern, in stretch denim
Super Online Sewing Match
It's been quite a crazy week. We're still visiting family in upstate NY and I was going to post photos of my "Me Made Vacay" right about now, but then something exciting happened. Anyone heard of the Super Online Sewing Match (formerly known as the Super Online Sewing Bee) sponsored by Sew Mama Sew? Yeah?… Continue reading Super Online Sewing Match