Now that I’m slipping back into sewing again, I’m reaching for my good ol’ TNT (tried-n-true) patterns. Now you KNEW it was only a matter of time until I had to make another Colette Moneta! Surprise, surprise! Isn’t this the cutest fall outfit? I know spring is right around the corner, but I’m moving a… Continue reading Let’s Stop Counting My Monetas, Shall We?
And now we come back to the winter-y posts! Christmas is near and it’s time to snuggle up and get warm! And what makes me feel super snuggly and super warm? A Seamwork Oslo Cardigan made of wool! It certainly did its job during this photo shoot as it was 90 EFFING DEGREES outside (yes,… Continue reading A Wooly Seamwork Oslo Cardigan
Woo-hoo, it’s my favorite time of year! I love all the holiday cheer, comfort food, and being able to get away with wearing a velvet dress! That’s right, I’ve got another post over at the Cali & Co blog and it’s all about this green velvet piece of heaven! Go check out all the details… Continue reading A Very ’90s Holiday Dress
I may need some help to determine if this make is going to be a contender for Fail February or not. Friends, please help! I had pretty good luck with the Colette Zinnia Skirt since I wear the heck out of the olive green chiffon one I made for Cali Fabrics. I also am enjoying… Continue reading A Colette Zinnia Skirt which Needs an Honest Opinion
The ’90’s are back in the fashion world and I am so stoked. I like the mix of feminine and grunge, so I had to make an outfit to pay homage to my teenage years. Check out the full post on my outfit and thoughts on my teenage style over at the Cali Fabrics Cali… Continue reading Feminine Grunge with Grainline Studio’s Lark Tee and Colette’s Zinnia Skirt
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
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
One Moneta, Two Moneta Three Moneta, Four Five Moneta, Six Moneta Seven Moneta, More! Y’all didn’t think I would finish the rhyme, now did you? DID YOU?! You read that right, I’ve made 8 Colette Monetas so far. Am I crazy? Maybe. Is it a good pattern? You betcha! Meet Moneta #7: Isn’t she crazy?… Continue reading … Seven Moneta, More!
Well, well, look at what we have here. Could it be more TNTs (Tried ‘N’ Trues)? I’ve gone and made more Colette Monetas! My fifth Moneta was actually completed during Me-Made-May but I was waiting to finish another one before posting so I would only bombard you with two at a time. Behold, Moneta #5 with brunette… Continue reading …Five Moneta, Six Moneta…
Welcome, August! We’re one month closer to fall weather, hooray! We’ve had a very rainy summer here in Tucson, so it’s been a little cooler than normal… well if you think the low 90’s are considered cool. I forgot just how drained and lazy I feel during the summer here – I thought I would… Continue reading A Seamwork Aurora