I had all the right intentions while making the Colette Negroni shirt for DD. I bought nice chambray from Cali Fabrics and even made a muslin to test the fit. After making a couple of adjustments, I set to work and…. behold!…. another top that’s kind of “meh.” I guess it doesn’t look too bad,… Continue reading Unselfish Sewing: A Colette Negroni
Game of Thrones Season 7 is well underway (hooray!). I just wanted to pop in and share my 2 GoT cosplays and 1 GoT inspired dress I made a while back. My favorite female character is Daenerys (dragons FTW), so I recreated her looks using Simplicity and McCall’s patterns. Season 2 (Click here for full… Continue reading Game of Thrones x Sewing
OK you knew it was going to happen after I made my Little Mermaid inspired yoga set… behold… the Little Mermaid swimsuit in all her sparkly glory! I’ve always wanted a mermaid bathing suit and I found a few on Etsy, but I still refuse to pay more than $50 for what basically takes less… Continue reading Summer Mermaids and Feathers – McCall’s 5400 Bikini and Seamwork Mojave Cover-Up
One of the top patterns featured in Me-Made-May ’17 was the True Bias Ogden Cami. The online sewing community was head-over-heels in love with this pattern when it hit the market. I waited for a holiday sale and snatched it up… then proceeded to make not one, not two, but THREE! I am sharing them… Continue reading Ogden Cami x 3
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