Finished projects · Vacation

Summer and Winter Grainline Hemlock Tees

One weekend before my European vacation, I went on a Hemlock sewing binge to work through some of my old fabric stash. I made 2 tunics to wear with leggings (already shared here) and a short-sleeved and long-sleeved variation. Here’s my short-sleeved one, which is really just the bodice with no sleeves attached: I still… Continue reading Summer and Winter Grainline Hemlock Tees

Fabric Shopping · Vacation

Europe 2016: Travel Wardrobe, Sights, and Sewing

DD and I have been quite the jet-setters this year (thanks, buttloads of overtime!). We went on a 2-week vacation to Germany, Switzerland, and France the last half of September. I’ll go over the me-made items I packed, a quick tour of all the cities we visited, then talk about some sewing stuff from my… Continue reading Europe 2016: Travel Wardrobe, Sights, and Sewing

Fabric Shopping · Vacation

Fabric Shopping in Japan and Other Cool Stuff

Japan is a sewist’s dream come true. All of the evidence is there. I mean, how many sewing bloggers in the past couple of years alone have traveled there to splurge on high quality fabrics and super cute notions? Just to name a few, Cashmerette, Sew in Love, and Crab & Bee! I have always… Continue reading Fabric Shopping in Japan and Other Cool Stuff

Finished projects · Throwback Thursday · Vacation

A Harry Potter Dress for Muggles

This is technically a “Throwback Thursday” post… you didn’t think I had another one up my sleeve, did you? I made this 2 years ago for my first trip to Universal Studios’ Wizarding World of Harry Potter right after my wedding. I had made a Little Mermaid Dress for our trip to Disney Land in… Continue reading A Harry Potter Dress for Muggles