The Cypress Cape by Sewaholic hasn't been getting a lot of attention in the sewing blog world. The style probably isn't for everyone, but the fact that it's different and interesting is why I was drawn to it in the first place. Nevertheless, it took me a long time to actually sew it, despite… Continue reading Cypress Cape
When I first "discovered" Thread Theory and their solid line-up of patterns, I was impressed and excited: stylish menswear! What a concept! So when they had a call for pattern testers for their newest pattern, the Goldstream Peacoat, I just had to respond, and was fortunate enough to be chosen to do it. Lucky me!… Continue reading Pattern testing: Goldstream Peacoat by Thread Theory
Cashmere, guys! This super soft and lovely plaid cashmere was one of my many finds at the wool sale from last week. At $35/ yard, it wasn't a steal, but I certainly couldn't leave it there, especially since I had purchased the Woodland Cape pattern by Liesl & Co a while back and hadn't found… Continue reading Hooded Woodland cape in cashmere!
With the chill of Fall settling on the Bay Area, a new jacket was definitely in order. With the classic double-breasted Anise pattern by Colette in mind, I selected this incredible Rose Madder and Plum Tweed Wool fabric from Britex Fabrics. I loved the striking color and texture of the fabric and it seemed both… Continue reading Anise Jacket in wool tweed