More Closet Case Patterns, more pull on pants! What can I say, I’m on a roll? In my previous posts about my Sasha trousers and different types of pull-on elastic waist pants, some people asked about patterns, so I thought I would take you through how I turn a standard pair of trousers into pull-on … More Jenny Shorts – or, Should I just declare July as Pants Month?
Well hello! Remember when I sewed this “perfect summer maxi” and declared you’d be seeing a lot more of them on the blog? Well, August hit and I hadn’t made another yet, so I decided this recently-purchased ITY should immediately become a dress. I didn’t want the two dresses to be exactly the same (my closet … More Another Perfect Summer Sundress!
This top is exactly why I love sewing. Stash + TNT pattern = instant wardrobe! Last Thursday, I dressed in my striped sweaterknit Ebony and leggings to go hang with my friend and her baby, but the weather got warmer and pretty soon I was dripping sweat! I still had 45 minutes before I left … More Summer Ebony Tee in Ombre Leopard Jersey
Friends, meet my first favourite make of the summer! It’s got all my favourite summer features: blouson bodice, maxi skirt with room to walk, slight racerback that still covers bra straps. Easy to wear, polished, but also dramatic enough to be fun! Here’s the lowdown: Bodice: Jalie 3245, which includes the raglan tee that I’ve … More My Perfect Summer Maxi Dress
Why yes, it IS my third Ebony in as many weeks… did you really expect any different? I’m loving the combo of comfort, style and drama, so this won’t be the last. My first two Ebonys were the dress version, shortened. This time I tried the tunic length with raglan sleeves. The body is shortened … More Ebony Tunic