There are countless shirt dress patterns out there, but I have to say that Grainline Studio’s Alder Shirt Dress beats them all. Sorry to all who are currently obsessed with Closet Case’s Kalle Shirt Dress! This is my second rendition of this pattern (the first can be seen as part of my Day and Night… Continue reading A Grainline Alder Shirt Dress
The results are in for the Bronte Top Who Made It Best Challenge! Drumroll, please… The majority voted for me!!! Whaaaaaat?! Thank you all so much for participating and voting! I’m so looking forward to more of the Who Made It Best series from mahlicadesigns. Thanks again to Melissa for hosting and starting this fun… Continue reading Who Made It Best – Winner!
Thank goodness WordPress reminds me when my blog anniversary is, or I’d forget to reflect! I’m also a little embarrassed to admit that Facebook has to remind me when it’s my cats’ birthdays…. and yes, they have their own FB page (which they haven’t logged into in about 2 years). Anyhoo, here are my stats… Continue reading Sew RED-y is 3!
Are you ready for a little friendly competition? Melissa of mahlicadesigns contacted me about a new blog series she wanted to do – “Who Made It Best?” It sounded like so much fun, I was immediately in! Who Made It Best is a friendly challenge hosted by Melissa where she pairs up with a fellow… Continue reading Who Made It Best with mahlicadesigns – Bronte Top
I’ve participated in Me-Made-May for 3 years straight, and I’m happy to report that yet again I have kept my pledge all month! I wore at least one handmade item per day (sometimes 4!) In total, for the whole month I wore 45 separate handmade items! Wow! To check out all of my outfits in… Continue reading Me-Made-May 2017 Reflections
We made it! Me-Made-May 2017 is officially over. I’ll write a separate post on MMM17 reflections this weekend, so for now, here’s the rest of my month! Monday, May 22 Ahhh, the McCall’s Shirt Dress, – always a great choice for the office. Dress: McCall’s 6696 Tuesday, May 23 DD and I took some time… Continue reading Me-Made-May ’17 Weeks 4-5
Week 3 of MMMay ’17 down… here we go! Monday, May 15 This dress was a result of being part of the blog tour of the Day and Night Dress Challenge. I usually get meowed at at work when I wear this… Dress: Franken-patterned Simplicity 1873 top and Sewaholic Cambie bottom Tuesday, May 16 Samurai… Continue reading Me-Made-May ’17 Week 3
Another week of Me-Made-May down… we’re almost halfway there! Monday, May 8 The weather thankfully cooled down for a couple of days, so I was able to layer and wear my boots one last time before fall/winter! Cardigan: Helen’s Closet Blackwood Cardigan Dress: Colette Moneta Tuesday, May 9 One of my favorite tops of all… Continue reading Me-Made-May ’17 Week 2
The first week of Me-Made-May 2017 is behind us and I am loving the daily inspiration on my IG feed! Here’s a breakdown of my first week: Monday, May 1 The best month for sewists deserves a toast… Cheers to MMMay 17! Dress: McCall’s 6696 Tuesday, May 2 DD and I meant to hit up… Continue reading Me-Made-May ’17 Week 1
Hey, everyone! I have a brand-spanking-new post over at Cali Fabrics about this lovely Blackwood Cardigan from Helen’s Closet! Head on over to the Cali & Co. blog to see more photos and see what I think about this crinkle knit fabric and Helen’s pattern. Spoiler alert: I am kind of in love with both!… Continue reading A Textured Blackwood Cardigan