Last night I finished the most involved project I’ve ever made in a short space of time. About a year ago, my husband and I were watching Star Trek: Insurrection. Occasionally, my husband points out costumes or items of clothing that he wants me to make him. This time, he happened to point out one … More Star Trek Insurrection Captain’s dress uniform
Today I share with you my Made with Moxie Prefontaine shorts. I made them before my Upton maxi dress, but they have been constantly worn since. There are a few patterns like this one out there, but for some reason, these struck me as the ones for me. If you are looking for a similar … More Made with Moxie Prefontaine Shorts
Back on my honeymoon, I was 3 weeks away from my sewing machine and I started dreaming of what I would make when I returned. The fabric haul I brought back helped, of course, but I also dreamed about the fabric I already had, including this lovely bright print: It’s definitely reminiscent of African wax … More Upton Maxi dress
Earlier this week, Cashmerette released the Springfield top. I was a tester for the pattern. It came at the exact time I needed it. I was on the look out for a tank top pattern for wovens. My issue with most woven tank top patterns is that they don’t go up to my size. The … More Cashmerette Springfield Top (and some Concords)
This dress took me a year to finish. Last year, I was shopping with two friends for fabric and splurged on a lovely apple fabric. It was a super soft stretch sateen. I’m not sure of the fiber content, but I would guess cotton. What I adored about the fabric was that the apples were … More Apples to apples: M6887
Nope. Stop thinking that. I’m not having a baby! All of my friends, however, are having babies. I have about ten pregnant friends and three that just had a baby in the last year (one of those is pregnant again!). When I was on our honeymoon, I bought some fabrics with baby clothes in mind, … More Baby clothes
It was a long weekend in Toronto this past weekend and that meant I got some sewing in! I made two dresses that are perfect for the summer! The first one is a lengthened version of Cashmerette’s Concord t-shirt. Jenny posted a tutorial on making the top into a dress and I couldn’t resist after … More Jellyfish and Flamingos!