After a couple weeks of not sewing and of feeling miserable for some strange reason, I realized that sewing is my self-care. It’s frustrating and annoying and sometimes it makes me want to cry, but in spite of all the projects I’ve put aside when they were so close to done because they didn’t fit… Continue reading Maritime Shorts
Ohh, maxi skirts, how I love you. You hug my curves at all the right places, and give me one more day of spring without shaving. You come in all different colors, and can be paired with almost any shirt I own. Why do I only own one of you? Needless to say, I had… Continue reading Maxi skirt
This year, I wanted to make a beautiful dress for myself for Easter, and I’ve also been wanting to sew some vintage patterns. I decided to make this dress as my first for Vintage Pledge 2016. I gave myself plenty of time before Easter (a couple of weeks) and it worked out perfectly!
Time for a #flashbackfriday post! I made this quilt for my mom’s birthday last July. I had come across the Groovy Guitars fabric by Michael Miller and immediately thought of her. It’s a cross between her two favorite things: teal and guitars! I proceeded to research and plan so that I could make the perfect… Continue reading Rockin’ Guitar Quilt
The moment I saw Simplicity 1373, I knew I needed to make it, but I also knew that it would make an amazing dress. So, I started planning. I bought a few yards of Cotton + Steel August Stampede in Navy, and got to work.
There are two things I really love, outside of that whole science things I’m doing: bras and sewing. So when I saw this pattern for the Watson Bra on Cloth Habit, it was fate. I wanted to make it immediately, but I had just started sewing, so I knew I needed more practice first. I… Continue reading FO: Watson Bra
This year, for halloween, I decided I wanted to be Khaleesi (Daenerys Targaryen) from Game of Thrones. After days of research, I decided on modifying the McCalls 6941 pattern to make the dress I wanted. After a week of hard work, many failed zipper attempts, and a lot of last-minute sewing, I present my finish object…