blouse, britex, handmade wardrobe, indie patterns, pattern runway, sewing, silk, stretch silk

Stella blouse in stretch silk

This Brilliant Abstract stretch silk charmeuse was seriously calling to me from the Britex website, so I chose it without a clear plan or pattern in mind.  Which, if we're being honest, pretty much describes 95% of my fabric acquisitions. In the hunt for a fabulous top pattern to go with it, I kept coming back… Continue reading Stella blouse in stretch silk

cotton, handmade wardrobe, indie patterns, pattern review, pattern runway, resewlution 2014, sewing, shorts

Scalloped Hem Shorts: pattern review

I've been ogling Pattern Runway's selection of offerings for a while (this one especially, not sure why I haven't pulled the trigger on it yet!), so when I realized I needed a pair of shorts, I finally purchased the Scalloped Hem Shorts.  They are interesting without being odd, and have some sewing details that make… Continue reading Scalloped Hem Shorts: pattern review