Since I decided to sew and wear more tunics this fall, I need some truly opaque leggings. I don’t know why this is such a hard thing to find in RTW or fabric stores! Currently, my only pair of public-worthy leggings-as-pants are some jeggings I made with fabric I found locally. (It was $5/m, so … More Reviewing jeggings fabric from L’Oiseau, and some tips on sewing leggings!
This is an outfit so simple I almost didn’t blog it… but basics TNTs are the core of my wardrobe, so let’s take a look at my newest combination! After sewing tunics for my mom, I decided I needed one myself. This is a Hey June Santa Fe, lengthened as much as my fabric would … More Super Simple Basics
For my latest project with Cali Fabric, I ordered a whole lot of modal-blend fabric. 7 yards, to be precise! (I find ordering in yards a bit annoying – I can make leggings from 1m of fabric, but not 1 yard! And since this contains a natural fibre, I ordered plenty for each project to … More Modal Leggings and a Tessuti Top
A week of leggings – what bliss! It was so easy getting dressed this week. I picked out a dress for each pair of leggings and hung them together on a hanger… then all I had to do each morning was pick which outfit to wear first! I wear leggings a LOT anyway… probably at … More Me-Made May Roundup: Espresso Week!
Well hi there! I’ve got two new makes to talk about today – both of which are patterns I was lucky enough to test! First up, Maria of Denmark’s brand new Olivia Oversized Tee. It’s a loose-fit kimono sleeve top with a snug band at the bottom. It’s really fast to sew, and has a … More Maria of Denmark’s new Olivia Oversized Tee… and Cake Espresso PANTS!
Oh HAI! See the joy in my face? I made leggings! Leggings leggings leggings! Leggings that DON’T SLIDE DOWN during the day! No, it’s not magic – it’s the Sewing Cake Espresso Leggings! To my delight, Steph asked me to be a pattern tester for the leggings back in September. I was particularly curious because … More Sew… Black Leggings and Red October!
3 Tira’s, all in a row! I think my love for the Tiramisu pattern is pretty well documented… In 2 months, I’ve made EIGHT! Including two each for my mom and sister, pictured above. (Plus, I made a skirt.) I love this pattern, guys! I can make one in 2 hours if I push hard, … More A Tribute to Cake