Blue Spruce Lina Tank + B5504 Beach Capri’s

I finished these pants back in May but have been slowly finishing up this second Lina Tank over the last 3 months.  I waited to show them off together since they pair so well.  I’m trying to be more conscious of making full looks when I’m sewing.  It really makes my wardrobe mix and match so much better. Check out …

Knitting- Lina Tank in Sparrow

This tank top has been in the works since the beginning of the year-another relaxing slow knitting project.  My last sweater was a big fail so I went with a much more Florida appropriate look.  A tank top in knitted in Linen.  The yarn is a truly beautiful and soft to the touch linen yarn, …

Top 5 Misses 2015

Today I’m sharing my Top 5 Misses of 2015!  All in all, I’m feeling pretty good about this year’s sewing.  I had very few true Misses.  And quite a few of these looks below were remade or will be reused for new projects.  My best year of productive sewing yet!  Check out my Hits from last week …

Known: Slow Fashion October

It’s the last week of Slow Fashion October and this weeks theme is Known.  Slow fashion to me is about designing and crafting a better life for myself and my family. It’s about creating thoughtfully and carefully. Quality over Quantity. Sourcing has always been the biggest challenge in my home sewing.  How to satisfy my craving to make all the …

Hemp Silk Swing Tank + Slow Fashion October:Worn

I  just made a beautiful self drafted swing tank out of my dyed and undyed hemp silk remnants. Lots of sewing and knitting going on here! The top uses all my leftover hemp silk remnants sewn together on the bias (I had triangular shaped pieces to work with).  I then drafted this tank with my bodice sloper using this Chris …

Slow Fashion October

It’s October! We’ve already gotten some slightly cooler breezy weather here!  So many great things are going on this month! My son turns 7 tomorrow, I’m planning all our costume sewing for Halloween (my very favorite holiday!) and it’s the start of Slow Fashion October!  I’m a huge proponent of Slow Fashion so I was psyched to find …

Baby Clothes Memory Quilt and PJ’s for Ami

Oh, the memories!  This was the most fun sewing I’ve had in some time.  Each piece of Ami’s baby quilt is full of joy!  From her Born at Home Onesie (my little HBAC baby!!!) to my own baby dresses this baby quilt reminds me of my sweet little girl’s babyhood!  Plus I had just enough yardage to …