Yesterday I showed off the new top I made (and have been wearing constantly!) from the BurdaStyle 11/2011 Knit Wrap Top #114A pattern, which I got from the new book BurdaStyle Modern Sewing: Wardrobe Essentials. I'm back today with a little more about the book since it was sent to me by Interweave/F+W for review. Bonus: it retails for… Continue reading Burda Burda Burda!
This May I’m joining Zoe at ‘So, Zo…’ in a challenge to wear something handmade every day for thirty-one days. This post marks the third update of my progress. May 13, 2013 What: The Vibrant Red Skirt Where: To work. Then over to a neighbor's to catch up on yesterday's Game of Thrones episode. ~~~… Continue reading MMMMonday: May 13th through 19th
Well folks, I'm throwing my hat into the ring for a Tessuti competition yet again. This time their challenge is to use a fabric called Gridlock, sourced from a local designer. According to the challenge rules, you could make anything, though they suggested the fabric was "the perfect weight for dresses, pants, jackets and skirts".… Continue reading Gridlock
I had the pleasure of writing for both the Mood Sewing Network (guest post here) and BurdaStyle (guest post here) this month. I made BurdaStyle's Swing Dress in a lovely striped wool jersey from Mood. If you haven't already read my story over there, check it out below. I've been in the mood for stripes… Continue reading My Mood in October: Swingy Stripes