UrbanDictionary.com defines the term “Frankenpattern” as: frankenpattern To pattern using multiple styles and mis-matched pattern pieces. The end result is a combination of the garments that leaves the patternmaker horrified as to how it was put together, but usually no one else knows that from the end result. (phew!) Also see – Nashion. They asked me to Frankenpattern a… Continue reading Frankenpatterned Bruyerevilles… or Would it be Granyeres?
… she sleeps all night and she works all day! If you’ve never heard the Monty Python lumberjack song I’m referencing, please do yourself a favor and check it out. So yes! I’ve made myself a shirt/tunic worthy of a rugged lumberjack! Pay no mind to the wrinkling under the bust. I clearly failed to… Continue reading She’s a Lumberjack and She’s OK…
I’ve been crushing hard on the Deer and Doe Melilot Shirt since it came out almost 2 years ago. I finally kicked my butt into gear to make it! This is a result of more stash-busting as I’ve had this purple chiffon from GirlCharlee.com for a good while. The Melilot seems to do well with… Continue reading A Deer and Doe Melilot
One and a half years ago, I made the Deer and Doe Ondee in a mustard ponte knit from GirlCharlee.com to layer over my summer dresses so I can wear them in cooler seasons. Back then I mused, “I love the texture and the comfort of the ponte knit, so I ordered more in a… Continue reading Deer and Doe Ondee Part Deux
My first post for the Cali & Co. blog is now up! Click here to read the super official version and see the other contributors’ first posts. Disclaimer: This fabric was provided and purchased with store credit in partnership with Cali Fabrics. I’m also posting it here so I can keep track of all of… Continue reading A Floral Arum
Bonjour! Comment allez-vous? Bien? Bien! Haha, je ne parle pas francais!! Aaaaand that’s about the extent of my French. Thanks, 7 years of grammar and middle school French language studies! If you haven’t realized by now, I made another pattern from French indie sewing company, Deer and Doe! I’m a sucker for easy makes but… Continue reading Deer and Doe Arum Dress
Bonjour, mes amis! I hope today is finding you well. As for those of you in France, I hope you are able to get back to some normalcy after the recent tragic events. My heart goes out to all of you affected. Stay strong! This post features a piece by Deer and Doe, a French… Continue reading A Mustard Ondee