Asymmetrical Apron Skirt Refashion

I’m so loving our weather here lately- it’s finally warm enough to spend the day at the beach and actually take a dip in the water!  Granted only the kids are going in all the way to swim, still a bit cold for me, but still so wonderful!  Here you can see my version of …

Sewing Double- My Colette Hawthorn Peplum Top

Here’s my second take on Colette’s Hawthorn pattern, this time as a sleeveless peplum top!  You can see my first version here :)  April’s Challenge for The Monthly Stitch was to sew a second version of a pattern we’ve already made. I made my first version before I started blogging, and love it, so thought I’d give it another go. I …

My Capsule Wardrobe-Wardrobe Architect Week 9

I’m starting to plan out what I’ll be making for my Capsule Wardrobe for the Spring/Summer! Last weeks post over at Wardrobe Architect for Week 9 was so helpful for narrowing down my ideas into what I really need in my wardrobe.  Spring is definitely in the air and I’m excited to start sewing!  Here are my paired down …

Empire Waist Knit Dress

Just a quick little post today since it’s the last day of my son’s spring break. Nigel starts back at school tomorrow so one last fun day out with the kids.  We had a blast over in Miami with my parents last week!  If you’re over that way the new Perez Art Museum is definitely …

More Miss Bossy Patterns!

Here are my newest versions of V1382, an Anne Klein dress that I cut as a top, and March’s Miss Bossy Patterns Winner for The Monthly Stitch! I’ll be posting over there soon with all of March’s makes!  You can read more about the construction of my first version here!   I love the look of …

Linen and Chiffon Floral Blouse

Here’s my first finished make from V1382 Anne Klein dress as a blouse…and March’s Miss Bossy Patterns winner!  This pattern wasn’t my first choice but I’m really loving the results.  I’ve already made three versions that I’ll be posting about soon! For this version I cut my pattern in a straight size 12, down 1 …

Oldie but Goodie- My Hawthorn

I thought I’d share with you today one of my favorite makes, the Hawthorn from Colette patterns!  I made this one what seems like ages ago- but actually just last June, as part of the Hawthorn Sew Along over at the Coletterie, before I started blogging.  I took some new photos of this dress when …