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 …

Pattern Drafting- So Many Muslins

I’ve been using all my free time between jobs over the last month to work on pattern drafting. Check out my earlier post on my sloper here. I bought a ton of drafting paper and unbleached cotton muslin so I had plenty of material on hand to work with. I’ve worked with all of Suzy …

Floral Floor Pillows

This is my best scrap buster project yet! I had just a bit of leftover denim from my culottes and two large matching upholstery samples (with a small bit of piecing) for two large floor pillows for my new yoga room/hallway. Bonus- they’re filled with all my fabric scraps from the last year that I’ve …

Cream Butterick Vintage 70’s Pants 4707

These pants started with a trip to Ikea. During my last trip to buy bookshelves for my living room I had to grab this extra large herringbone pattern cotton curtain I found in the clearance section at my local Ikea. I immediately envisioned a pair of 70’s style slacks. This 1977 Vintage Butterick Pattern in …

Parisian Multi-coloured Leopard Memphis Dress

Check out this fabulous dress I made for my birthday last week! It’s the Memphis Dress from the Sewing Workshop made up in the most gorgeous multi-coloured leopard print by Penelope. When my mom and dad went to Paris for their 50th Wedding Anniversary back in November they brought me back such lovely fabrics to …

Avocado Dyed Shift Dress

This dress has morphed and changed so many times since I started it last year. I wasn’t sure if I was going to share it on the blog- it was damaged the day after I shot these images and is currently unwearable. Luckily I have a few months to figure something out before I can …

Two for The Road Silver Blue Metallic Jacket

When the Holidays role around I always try to think up something interesting and beautiful I can make for my mom. This year I went with a tried and true pattern. This is my second version of the Two for the Road jacket from Saf-T-Pockets that I’ve made for my mother. Unfortunately I never took …