The Sewaholic Cambie Dress was one of my first forays into the world of indie pattern sewing. I made 2 iterations, which have both been donated by now because although they were much loved, they were a little too tight in the armpit area and… who am I kidding… the waist, too! So I’ve been… Continue reading Sewaholic Cambie Skirts
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!
It’s official, spring is here! And with it comes beautiful weather and windstorms of pollen and dust – wonderful for those of us with allergies and asthma. But I suppose it’s better than being stuck in a polar vortex of snowy doom, amirite? To celebrate spring (and because I need more cute dresses in my… Continue reading The “SPRING IS HERE!” Dress
In my panic of realizing I need to update my work wardrobe, another Sewaholic Cambie came into existence. Meet Autumn Cambie: In the beginning of my sewing adventures, I found this soft brown and pink plaid fabric for $2.99/yd at SAS. In my mind at the time, this would be a matching pants and blazer… Continue reading Cambie: Hoping for Autumn
Have you had a project that both excited and scared you at the same time? This Cynthia Rowley dress –Simplicity 1607– was exactly that for me but I SEW WANTED TO WEAR IT TO MY AWESOME FRIENDS’ WEDDING! This was the first (and currently only) Cynthia Rowley pattern I’ve ever sewn, so I did a… Continue reading Wedding Guest Dress of Doom!
I just got a promotion at work (a pretty sweet way to come back from vacation) and it’s time for me to be a boss-lady once all of the paperwork is finalized. This week’s TBT is a Cambie dress I made from Sewaholic Patterns in the spring and it looks all nice and office-appropriate and… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Grown-Up Cambie