Lucky Lucille™

sew inspired – vintage western wear

By On June 30, 2014

I just got a new pattern in the mail (the 1940s Rodeo Gal), so this week I’m gathering inspiration to recreate a vintage inspired western shirt. I’m drawn to the contrasting fabrics… Read More


apihappi – hand loomed fabrics from sri lanka

By On June 26, 2014

Recently I was contacted by a company called ApiHappi regarding a review of their hand woven fabrics. Founded by partners Aparna and Etosha, ApiHappi is a new creative endeavor that provides jobs… Read More


the von roenn windmill shirt

By On June 24, 2014

“My name is Elsa, this is my windmill” …shirt. Okay so obviously my name isn’t Elsa but I can’t help but be inspired by that episode of Pushing Daisies! You know, the… Read More


casual vintage shirts

By On June 19, 2014

(Photo via Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library on Flickr – 1944) So on my quest to sew more vintage inspired button-up shirts, I decided to seek out some real sewing… Read More


a girly, but not too girly, vintage floral button-up

By On June 9, 2014

Once again you all blew me away with your amazing comments to my last post on wardrobe epiphanies. I’m slowly trying to respond to everyone, but just know that I read each… Read More


wardrobe epiphanies equal sewing epiphanies

By On June 5, 2014

It’s been six months since I wrote about having a serious sewing epiphany, and I had such a strong focus for what I “needed” to be sewing at the beginning of this… Read More


lichen beret

By On May 26, 2014

After I knit two successful hats with the help of online video courses (here and here), I decided to set out on my own and work through my first knitting project using… Read More


a haircut, a cat, and a pair of pants.

By On May 21, 2014

I finished these pants last week but haven’t had a chance to share them until today. I love all this Spring rain we’ve been getting but Wil and I always seem to… Read More

Sew For Victory

sew for victory final projects and giveaway winners

By On May 19, 2014

  Aww this part always makes me a little sad! Today marks the official close of the 2014 Sew For Victory sewing challenge. Thank you, to each and every one of you,… Read More

Fabric Design

a feedsack inspired terrarium fabric

By On May 13, 2014

Lately I’ve been having a lot of fun doodling so I wanted to share what I made for this week’s Spoonflower contest. The theme is Terrarium and I almost didn’t enter anything… Read More