The Better Pictures Project is back! In September, Heather B taught us about taking photos out and about… in October, Jenny from Cashmerette got us jumping and twirling… and in November, Heather from Closet Case Files improved our photo editing skills! After a little break for December, I’m asking Katie from What Katie Sews to help us taking … More Taking Better Indoor Photos with Katie from What Katie Sews!
Ok, so yesterday I gushed about the Appleton wrap dress pattern which I tested for Cashmerette. Today I wanted to talk more about the details: sizing, fit, instructions and the pdf. Sizing: Like any pattern, you choose a size based on your waist and hips. From there, though, you’ve got 3 bust sizes to choose from, … More Appleton Wrap Dress: The Details
After blogging my Boring Bettine, I wanted to sew something sassy! You might remember the fabric from my Cali Fabric Haul video – it’s a lightweight rayon knit with neon green and vividly pink roses. I thought about making a loose tee with it, so the print would be toned down by jeans… but come on, crazy … More Neon Roses and Ruffles
I made this rayon Bettine at the end of July, and it’s sat unblogged since then. In my world, that’s not a good sign! I did wear it in Montreal, and I felt cute and comfortable all day… but I dug it out to photograph the other day, and the (literally) harsh light of day … More Learning From Trial and Error: A Rayon Jersey Bettine!
If you’ve ever seen my fabric haul videos, you know I’m crazy about rayon knits. All rayon, all the time! There are a few downsides to rayon knits though, so I thought I’d do a post about the pros and cons. Pros: Amazing drape. Rayon drapes like a dream. It has a natural weight that … More The Pros and Cons of Rayon Knits
I finally made something I can blog! After sewing a bunch of kids clothes, bras, pattern testing and getting ready for the #betterpicturesproject, it was starting to feel like I hadn’t done a good finished garment post in a while. So buckle up and get ready for lots of pictures – I made a dress! … More Jalie Bella Dress!
There’s a strange satisfaction in being consistent with my fabric choices… so I was pleased to realised that both these recent makes feature feather-ish shapes with black, white and jewel-tone colours! There’s really no other similarity in the projects, but I’m blogging them both together anyway. First, a 2nd-hand dress refashioned into a tank. The dress … More Shirts Of A Feather Flock Together