Spruce Selvedge Ruska Tunic

Simple and sleek, this Ruska tunic makes for the perfect secret pajamas. It’s probably the most comfortable piece in my wardrobe. Lightweight with a cool hand this knit is just a dream to wear. I just love this shade of forest green! After I finished making my long sleeve Ruska tee I had just enough …

Me Made May 2019 Recap

It’s a bit late coming, but I really wanted to share everything I wore this Me Made May! This was my 6th year participating and for the first time I didn’t wear all my makes. My goal this year was to wear all me-mades with no repeats. I didn’t totally accomplish that goal- toward the …

Fiona Bodice + Utu Skirt

What do you do when all you have is a square of beautifully embroidered linen? Piece it into a gorgeous little crop top! I was gifted with a selection of upholstery samples at our last ASG annual meeting and have been holding on/ hoarding them until I could find the perfect use. The Fiona dress …

Blue Sparkle Knit Ruska Knot Tee

The past month has been all about sewing from my stash. This was one of my last makes for winter with a little bit of holiday sparkle. I’ve had this knit for a little over a year and couldn’t quite figure out what to do with it. It’s a bit on the sheer side and …

Dusty Rose Micro Rib Knit Ruska Tee

Lately I’ve been trying to add a few new colors to my wardrobe. Some purples, mauves, dark green and red. If you looked through my closet right now its almost all shades of blue, white and a pop of rust/coral. Time to mix it up a bit. So when I saw this micro rib knit …

Spruce Long Sleeve Ruska Tee + #2019MakeNine

I’ve been trying to round out my winter wardrobe with a few more long sleeve tops for our very few cold days here in Florida. Simple designs are what I used to buy in RTW so when I got Named’s Breaking the Pattern for Christmas (thanks Hon!) I knew what was going to get made …