“Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”

“Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”

William Morris, The Beauty of Life 1880

CREATING A BEAUTIFUL LIFE

Hello and Welcome to Sew Pomona! I’m Rebecca, an artist, embroidery designer, avid gardener, natural dyer and seamstress. Enjoying life in beautiful and sunny SE Florida with my husband, two sweet kiddos and our rescue Chiweenie, Suki. When I'm not sewing up a storm in my small home studio you'll most likely find me relaxing on the beach with my family, a cup of coffee and a good book. Join me as I work to create a beautiful and sustainable life for myself and my family.

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Travel Planning- Greece

It’s almost time for our big family vacation to Greece! Read on to find out everything I’m sewing for my travel capsule wardrobe and my packing plans for this trip of a lifetime!

Lounge Tees

I love making beautiful clothes, but sometimes what you really need are just super simple basics. These two tees are are perfect lounge tees but are also nice enough to be worn to work. Both are based off a ready to wear T-shirt I had ages ago and have been adapted over time. You can see my earlier version I made way back in 2017 for our family …

Lavender Lekala Tunic

Lavender Lekala Tunic I love a light flowing top in the summer. When the humidity is soaring wearing something light as air in a cool color is so refreshing. I made this simple tunic top in an almost sheer lavender knit in my tried and true Lekala pattern. I cut the hem on the selvedge for an easy raw finish. This is a perfect quick sew project that …

White Mandy Tee and Seaglass Tulip Pant

This look is all about the pants! I’ve been dreaming about creating a tulip shaped draped pant that would look like a wrap but is actually seamed in place for easy wear. I drafted out the design on paper and then draped it to get the fit exactly how I was envisioning it. The fabric, in this gorgeous seaglass color, is the star of the show. It has …

Deep Blue Burda Trousers

It only took me a year to get sewing with this vibrant Deep Blue Kona Cotton- but it was worth the wait! I LOVE these paper-bag waist trousers! This is my wearable muslin version of Burda Style Jersey Trousers 113- 05/22 in a size 40 worn with another one of my black and white stripe tees.

Faye Swimsuit- Tester Version

I was thrilled to get the chance to test again for Closet Core Patterns. I’m a huge fan of the company and love their designs. I tend to draft my own patterns so I don’t buy as many as I used to, so it’s nice to get to use my sewing skills to help out. I was asked to test View C- the one piece version with the …

Lemon Stripe Utu Skirt and Terra T-shirt

I’m back today with a brand new make! This is my lemon stripe Utu skirt from breaking the Pattern by Named worn with a simple Terra t-shirt. Perfect summer outfit!

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