Shell Wrap Shibori Jacket

I’ve had this make finished for quite a while but it’s been just too hot to take pics.  I still probably won’t get any wear out of this for a few more months, but I love it!  This jacket was made with the leftover yardage from my Deer & Doe Centauree Dress and while the pink …

Avocado Dyed Marcy Tilton Pants

  These are my new favorite pants!  I love the wide leg silhouette that tapers with two lower leg pleats, the fitted and darted waist in front with an elastic band in back (so comfy!) and all the seaming details.  Plus giant pockets!  And the hemp is so light and soft after washing and drying …

Summer Sewing Plans

It’s been a busy summer with both kids home all day and tons of family visiting.  I’m a bit amazed by how much sewing I’ve accomplished lately!  I thought I better plan out my makes for the rest of the summer  since my fabric and pattern stash has grown quite a bit lately.  The weather …

Me Made May: Final days + Recap

I can hardly believe Me Made May is over already!  I’ve still been wearing me made looks the past few days :) Here’s what I wore for the last days of May: Day 29 Thursday-Wearing one of my first makes- an altered version of the Colette Laurel (unblogged). I made a crossover bodice for nursing and …

Indie Dresses- Lemon Drop Maxi

I’ve been so excited for Indie Pattern Month over at The Monthly Stitch!  This is my entry into the Dresses Contest, you can see my post for TMS here, and my favorite make so far.  I LOVE how this turned out, especially as it was really supposed to be just a wearable muslin.  This was perfect …

Quebracho Rojo dyed Burda Makes

Here are some of my newest makes, all dyed last week with Quebracho Rojo!  I ordered my dye from Botanical Colors and love the color results! I used an alum mordant before dyeing and the pants were treated with tannin as well. The color is perfect, a nice peachy coral shade, and really consistent in my …

Indigo Dyed Jeans- Finally Completed!

I’ve been working on these jeans for about a month, so I’m really excited to have them finally completed, especially before the warm weather hits Florida!  I was really getting concerned that I wouldn’t have a chance to wear them this season.  Plus they’re just in time for February’s Smarty Pants Challenge over at The Monthly …