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wip it good

By On November 21, 2014

I thought I’d pop in and share a bit of what I’ve been working on lately. First up, I’ve got a new pattern by Anna Maria Horner in queue. It’s a really… Read More


the staple dress

By On November 12, 2014

Simple sewing is where it’s at for me right now, I made another dress already! This is The Staple Dress by April Rhodes. I’ve wanted to give it a try since forever,… Read More


it was the woodcutter

By On November 9, 2014

I’ve been on a Miss Fisher kick again and recently watched Season 1 Episode 12 (where Jane dresses as Little Red Riding Hood and Arthur talks of the woodcutter), hence the name… Read More


second star to the right

By On October 14, 2014

I want to thank everyone for your kind words and suggestions on my last post (so many of us have the same favorite shows!!). I’ve been losing my mind not being able… Read More


the island of misfit tunics

By On October 3, 2014

I have this sad bin in my closet that’s full of forgotten handmade items, much like The Island of Misfit Toys. Do you have a box like this? I can’t bring myself… Read More


three things

By On September 29, 2014

I did a post like this back in July, and I think it’s nice to do a mini round-up of things that are inspiring me, or I’m really loving lately. So here… Read More


pants progress

By On September 26, 2014

Well I’ve definitely made some progress since my last post about pants. This is my 4th muslin (not real muslin fabric obviously, it’s cheap stretch cotton sateen), and while I’m not ready… Read More


fall sewing inspiration – shirts

By On September 24, 2014

Yesterday was the Autumnal Equinox, which marks the first official day of the Fall season – my favorite one! The temperature dropped down below 50 degrees Fahrenheit this week, right on schedule,… Read More


clay sundots

By On September 22, 2014

I finished this shirt about two weeks ago but hadn’t gotten the chance to take pictures of it until this past weekend. You saw a sneak peek of it already in my… Read More

Casual Vintage Style

buy before you try – thoughts on sewing what you like when you don’t know what you like

By On September 17, 2014

In my quest to sew a great pair of pants, many of you suggested trying to find a sewing pattern based on my favorite Ready-To-Wear pair. Well the problem with that was… Read More