britex, britex guest blogger, diane von furstenburg, DVF, rayon, vintage pattern, wrap dress

Reversible wrap dress in stretch rayon

The temps have dipped a teeny bit and school starts on Monday; for the moment the Bay Area feels like Fall!  This amazing sea green and black fabric, a medium-weight stretch rayon, felt like a gorgeous choice for a new cooler-weather dress. Since the style is always flattering and effortless, I chose a vintage Diane… Continue reading Reversible wrap dress in stretch rayon

alma, britex, colette patterns, cotton, granville blouse, harts fabric, linden, mood, myrtle, resewlution 2015, sewaholic patterns, silk, thread theory, vintage fabric, vintage pattern, year-end round up

Undocumented Garments of 2015

I don't need to review my year to recognize that I didn't blog a lot this year!   I sewed a lot less and had a lot less time to take photos and write posts, just in general.  But I sewed more than I reported, so instead of reviewing my "hits and misses" of 2015,… Continue reading Undocumented Garments of 2015

bathing suit, handmade wardrobe, McCalls 5036, ohhh lulu, sewing, swimsuit, vintage pattern

Two bathing suits, but only one winner

It's been two years since I made my last two bathing suits (here and here).  I love them, but much like underwear, bathing suit sewing is addictive, so when I spotted this fabric, I had to make another.  For my first attempt, I found the Abigail swimsuit pattern by Ohhh Lulu.  I'm a huge fan… Continue reading Two bathing suits, but only one winner