My Closet

My handmade wardrobe broken down into smaller categories my make

Vintage Simplicity 5786 Flamingo Pajamas

These pj’s are all about the fabric! I’ve been eyeing Lady McElroy prints for awhile –such gorgeous botanical prints– and had to have this flamingo print. So perfect for Florida! Serendipitously, my mom had just given me fabric money for Christmas so I could splurge a bit more than usual. I’ve been really wanting some […]

Self Drafted Japanese Lightwash Cropped Denim and Mirage Knitted Tank

I’m super busy this week prepping for Thanksgiving but had to share my newest make: these awesome cropped jeans! I drafted these myself off my redone pant sloper. I knew exactly what I wanted: a high waist, a medium wide leg that falls straight out from the hip, cropped. Minimal details and simple style. These

Vacation Sewing- Odgen Floral Cami and Red + White Stripe Holly Pants

I’m just back from the most relaxing mini vacation with my family in Hobe Sound, Florida. Beautiful beach days with high winds led to some gorgeous waves and cool breezy weather. Perfect beach vacation! Today I’m focusing on the Red and White Stripe Holly Pants and Odgen Cami. I’ll share more on the other makes

Summer Sewing Plans 2018

Summer is in full swing here in South Florida, variating between high heat or some nice downpours. Time to put away my fall/winter projects and switch gears.  I’ve been working on my summer sewing plans for a bit now, sketching and making up mood boards.  Summer calls for light, breezy and easy makes. I have

Apple Slope Knit Tank

Summer in Florida calls for light and bright pieces and this knitted tank, Slope by Shibui Knits, is a perfect addition to my summer wardrobe.  I was first drawn to the color of this yarn.  It’s so bright and fresh.  I had already made a tester version of Slope in a caramel color (which unfortunately

Bare Necessities Carolyn Pajama’s

When I found this print I new I had to have it!  This Bare Necessities organic poplin is in my favorite colors: navy, coral, peach and orange and reminds me of a modern William Morris floral. Just like the image that inspired the embroidery on my denim jeans! While this bold print is a bit too much for everyday

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