Lucky Lucille™

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

Dog Blog

RJR Blog Hop! Skip! Jump! Quilt

By On September 12, 2014

Well here’s something a little different, my very first quilt! When RJR Fabrics approached me about participating in their Cotton Supreme Solids Blog Hop, my immediate thought was I don’t really quilt…… Read More


pants making – take two

By On September 8, 2014

All I want is a cute pair of  vintage style pants like Audrey Hepburn. You’d think that wouldn’t be too much to ask but I’m back with another pair of pants that… Read More

Fabric Design

wip it good

By On September 5, 2014

I don’t normally like to start a new project until I’ve completely finished one, but it’s getting to the point where I have to multitask to get things done on time. I… Read More

Archer Appreciation

western yoke mod tutorial

By On September 1, 2014

After many requests for a tutorial on how I added western details to the Archer shirt pattern (like I did on this shirt: here), I decided to do my best to walk… Read More


friends don’t let friends sew sausage pants

By On August 27, 2014

Well this is one of those sewing projects that includes a lot of wins, but one laughable epic fail. This is my first time attempting a pair of pants with a fly-front… Read More


western chambray archer – now with 75% more cats!

By On August 25, 2014

It’s good to be back! I started this shirt before I left for camp last week and couldn’t wait to finish it when I got home. By the way, I want to… Read More


eleven years and counting

By On August 14, 2014

Greetings! This is a scheduled post because I’ve been away all week at a very special place, doing a very special thing. This is my eleventh consecutive summer volunteering at an overnight… Read More