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!
Earlier this year I made a Tried’N’True Pattern section in my blog header, showcasing a few of my favourite pattern, like the Cashemette Concord and the Closet Case Pattern Ginger jeans. It’s time to add another pattern to the TNT Hall of Fame, and I thought I’d do a little post about it as well! … More TNT Patterns: Hey June Santa Fe Overview
I love this dress. It’s my ideal combo of too-crazy-to-be-sold-in-stores but still comfy, bright and cute! I would wear this to work or to a music festival, and feel badass either way. Ready to see all it’s billowy cocoon glory? I’ve had this cocoon shape stuck in my head since rewatching Amanda Valentine’s season on … More Tribute Month – More Marcy!
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
Earlier this month, I mentioned that I’m looking for a TNT summer tank pattern. Itch To Stitch Lago wasn’t right for me, so I thought I’d mention a few patterns I already love! First up, the Hey June Santa Fe! This was my favourite pattern last summer, and I love all those versions still. It’s … More Searching for the Perfect Summer Tank: Jalie 3245 and Santa Fe
Today I’m blogging over at Cali Fabric about my coral leopard Santa Fe tent dress… which really got me thinking about what works on my body and what I like to wear. Proportion and practicality – this dress needed some tweaks to get there! First, proportion. I started off with the version on the left. … More Proportion and Practicality
It’s my 5th wedding anniversary today, and we’re celebrating by going to see one of our favourite bands play in Canada for the first time! A few days ago Jamie was showing me live concert video on YouTube, and I got inspired by the stage costumes the band wears… and half an hour later, I … More Tent Dress Trial and Error
For my birthday, I decided to treat myself to a more luxury fabric experience: Linen knit! Italian linen knit, as my fabric store labelled it, because that makes it sound fancier, right? I don’t know if all linen knits are similar, or if there is a lot of range… but mine is a thin, slightly … More Trying something new: Linen knit!
It’s not often I sew something solid black… but one thing my wardrobe lacks is “good” clothes for going out or to events. (Do I go out or to events? Um, no. Stop being logical. I’m justifying sewing more clothes!) This is a black crepe knit version of the Hey June Santa Fe top. Like my … More A Grown-Up Santa Fe
I am so annoyed. What, can’t you tell? When I took these pics, all was well – nice pattern, nice tops! I downloaded them into Lightroom, then deleted the photos from the camera card to clear room for my next photoshoot… and somehow, deleted the versions Lightroom was using as well! Did they not properly … More Hey June Santa Fe