There are so many times finding the right pants can be a drag. Style Arc’s Lola Woven Pants were terrific and the fit made me quite excited. I really wasn’t sure that I had anything that I could pair with these pants and low and behold, I found this ponte top I made last year – … Continue reading Excited
After blogging for 11 years, there are people I've kept in contact with and over the years though sharing our sewing experiences and this has given me a sharing group of friends I truly treasure. #sewover50 @sewover50 The #sewover50 @sewover50 team asked me to write this post to encourage you to blog if you're not … Continue reading A sharing community
Would you believe this jacket is part of my teal wardrobe capsule as part of Minerva Crafts Network bloggers? I had really grand ideas of making a French jacket with lots of trimmings and a zipper. Uhm, I edited these ideas back for a couple of reasons. Knit fabric: Last month I learnt a lesson … Continue reading An evening teal
The beauty of being a Minerva Crafts network blogger is creating a 3-month sewing plan. As you can tell, my sewing plan was all about bringing comfy teal clothes into my wardrobe. I’ve really enjoyed wearing Style Arc’s Brice jumpsuit so it made sense to try their Marie jacket pattern. Style Arc Marie jacket first … Continue reading Teal!
Style Arc's Mia dress is described as simple but sophisticated. I've been wearing this dress a lot and it is simple and sophisticated. The fabric and pattern are sponsored by Minerva Crafts. The fabric is Art Gallery Fabrics Paradis Woodlands rayon dress fabric. When I read the description, I knew this would work beautifully with … Continue reading Simple and sophisticated
Two years ago I developed a bunch of Trench coat sewalong posts for McCalls 5525 I still wear my trench and it's also a PR favourite. So now I'm working on a couple of coats/jackets for a change. Not quick to make but rewarding to have as warm layers in the winter. Our winter lasts for all of '5 minutes' so … Continue reading Coats
Alexa T-Top is a wardrobe staple and my new TNT tee by Tessutis. This comfortable t-shirt features self neckline binding, a slight flare at hips and 4 sleeve length options, short/cap, elbow, 3/4 and full length. I made the small size and used the petite length. I'll use the normal length for winter tops.The Alexa instruction … Continue reading Alexa: a TNT tee