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 …

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 …

Better late than never! KCW Urban Hoodie

This was supposed to be my last make for KCW (Kids Clothes Week– go check out the blog!) They were all cut out and ready to go, but I ran out of steam after the full week of sewing for my kids!  Then we were hit with a warm spell and my mom hinted that …

Indigo dreaming

I’m really loving the results of my two batches of Indigo dyeing!  I think I could happily wear blue every day!  I’ve gotten lovely comments every time I’ve worn my new makes, brightening my days.  You can read more on my indigo dyeing adventures here and here and see more pics of my dyeing on …

February Sewing Plans!

I’ve been taking a step back this week and focusing again on my big sewing projects and wardrobe planning.  Last week’s Kids Clothes Week Challenge was a lot of fun, but it wore me out!  I’m just not used to sewing so much at once, definitely needed a breather.  I can’t believe I sewed all …

KCW Day 5 & 6 Cropped Jacket and Pleated Skirt for Ami

I’ve been waiting for a while to make this adorable cropped Chanel style jacket and a pleated skirt for Ami.  It’s Butterick B5844 (Out of Print) Version A and C.  I made up both pieces in a size 3 for my almost 3 year old little girl.  I had to shorten the sleeves a bit …