I’ve always had issues finding the perfect button-down blouse. Store-bought shirts would either be too tight in the shoulders and back, or too tight in the hip area. Thank God for the joy of sewing and the plethora of indie patterns that allow me to finally feel comfortable in button-down shirts! I’ve had lots of… Continue reading My First Long-Sleeved Deer and Doe Melilot Shirt
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