Today I bring you my first failed sewing project of Fail February! I made the Seamwork Moji Pants last year and am sad to say they did not turn out as I had hoped. When the Moji Pants first came out, I was intrigued. I wasn’t sure if they would be very flattering, but I… Continue reading Fail February: The Moji Clown Pants of Failure
Hear ye, hear ye! It is now officially February and I, RED of Sew RED-y, do hereby declare this to be Fail February! Let the sewing community come together to proclaim and celebrate our glorious sewing fails! Shout it from the mountain tops! Spread it through the valleys! We are not perfect. Let’s rejoice! OK… Continue reading Fail February
Welp, consider me an official Grainline Studios fangirl. It all started with the Hemlock Tee, then the Alder Shirt Dress, and now the Linden Sweatshirt! I bought the PDF pattern during Grainline’s Black Friday sale. I was hesitant at first because I already had the Paxson Sweatshirt from Seamwork… but we all know how that… Continue reading A Scrappy Grainline Linden Sweatshirt
I was thinking of including my sad news on my next sewing post, but I think this deserves its own post. Yesterday, we had another bobcat attack. This time it got Chickie von Poopenstein. It didn’t take her away, but her neck was badly injured. We weren’t sure what the injury really was, but her… Continue reading Sad news
Happy Saturday, everyone! I’m just popping in real quick to remind you that there’s only ONE MORE WEEK LEFT to sew and enter your dresses for the Day and Night Dress Challenge! There’s tons of inspiration from the blogger tour and your dresses don’t have to take hours and hours to complete. Hey, I was… Continue reading The Day and Night Dress Challenge – One Week to Go!
One thing I’ve noticed about myself since I started sewing is that I tend to take more risks fashion-wise when I’m making something versus buying it in a store. I always appreciate every facet of fashion (OK, maybe not always, but often) but I used to be wary if certain things would suit me. I… Continue reading Simplicity 8219 Faux Fur Vests
It’s finally here! The Day and Night Dress Challenge is well under way and it’s my turn to share what I made! The Day Dress I bring you my very first Grainline Alder shirtdress! I’ve had my eye on this pattern for a while and finally bought it during their 2016 Black Friday sale. I… Continue reading The Day and Night Dress Challenge – Reveal!
Hello, beautiful people! You know how I’m always talking about how the online sewing community is full of such nice, inspirational, and wonderful people? Well, Abigail of The Freckled Fashionista is one of them as she nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award! Thanks “sew” much, Abby! Here are the rules: 1. Thank the blogger… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award!
We’re only a couple of days away from the start of Elizabeth’s Day and Night Dress Challenge! She has already posted some sneak peeks of the bloggers’ works in progress on her site here. Go check it out! It looks like it will be an awesome blogger tour next week! I’m just going to leave… Continue reading The Day and Night Dress Challenge – Teaser
My 6th post for Cali Fabrics went live this week and I gotta say I am SMITTEN. I dusted off my Seamwork Oslo pattern and made this beautiful thing: Head over to the Cali & Co Blog to check out more pictures and all the details on the pattern and this gorgeous slubbed knit fabric!… Continue reading Slubbed Knit Oslo Cardigan