So, can you guess which 3 tried’n’true patterns I combined to make this tunic? I could have used Ebony or the Groove dress… or even a Plantain… frankly, you could get to a finished project half a dozen ways or more! Here’s what I chose to use: Sewaholic Renfrew cowl (the best cowl ever, but … More A TNT Trifecta!
5 years ago, when I started sewing, it was a simpler time for indie patterns. There were just a few major companies, and only a small selection of patterns. Sewaholic Renfrew was (rightfully) a runaway hit – a tee designed to be sewn on just a sewing machine! I made so many before newer, shiner … More Con-frew, or Ren-cord: A TNT Mash-Up
Oh look! It’s the 6th 7th top I’ve blogged this month! Happy Jungle January! Making shirts is my favourite no-fail project when time is tight. This is the second Renfrew I’ve sewn this month (here’s the post with the first!) As I made this one, I realised I was having some of the same issues with … More Jungle January Renfrew!
As I mentioned in a recently post, the Sewaholic Renfrew was the first project I ever sewed in knits. Since then, I’ve made at least 15 versions. Love that pattern! One of the great things about sewing a pattern many times is seeing how it fits and feels in different fabrics. Just for fun, I … More Renfrew Madness!
About a week ago I posted some sketched plans for a fall wardrobe… …mostly black, white and coral… …with some possibilities in other colours! Well, was the last week of vacation, and I sewed up a storm. I’m done, baby! I spent yesterday hanging out with my sister, who was kind enough to take pics … More Fall Capsule Wardrobe – Done!
We had another Sewcial Bee! This time the Challenge was laid out by Gida Studio: To sew something inspired by food! My first thought was to sew a Parfait Maxi, which I was #sewingdared to do months ago… but that’s a lot of little pieces… Oh yeah, that’s more like it! Now for fabric… I … More Sewcial Bee, Part Deux