Sew Pomona

Embrace your creativity, make your own clothes, and live a more sustainable lifestyle! Whether you’re a seasoned seamstress or a beginner, there’s something here for everyone. Join me on this journey towards a more beautiful, ethical, and fulfilling life. 


  • Mix & Match Swim Clothes for Ami

    We’re getting ready for a little mini vacay up to Venice Beach FL this Friday so I’ve been sewing up beach gear like a crazy person for the past few weeks!  First up are Ami’s new & much needed swim outfits- she just had a 2″ growth spurt!  This was my first try sewing swimwear…

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  • MMM Week 2 Wrap Up

    I’m really loving wearing more of my makes on a regular basis!  Hoping to soon have a closet full of all handmade clothes.  Here’s what I wore this past week: Day 8 Thursday – Anne Klein V1382 Top  with my fav Love Tree white linen pants.  Out with Ami in the morning at Cambier Park.  …

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  • Sew Stretchy- Ikat Lady Skater

    This month’s challenge over at The Monthly Stitch is Sew Stretchy- which is perfect timing for me since I’m working on quite a few knit projects this month.  I just finished some swimsuits/rashguards for Ami, I’m working on some bras and underwear and I’m planning on making a swimsuit after that.  But first up is…

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  • MMM Week 1 Wrap Up

    Here’s what I wore this past week- Days 1-7 for Me Made May!  I’m so happy with all the different looks I’ve come up with!  This challenge is just what I needed to get me wearing my makes more.  I really didn’t think I’d be able to pull off a lot of full looks put…

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  • More Grainline Tanks!

    I’ve made three more Grainline tiny tee tanks already- loving this pattern!  It’s perfect for refashioning since it doesn’t take much yardage.  You can see my first make here. All three tanks are refashions, two are remade out of my husband’s old polo shirts and the blue green gauze above is from one of my…

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  • Me Made May is here!

              This is my first time participating in MMM– and I’m super excited!  Here’s my  pledge:  I, Rebecca, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’14. I will endeavour to wear one handmade item or refashioned make every day for the duration of May 2014.  I thought I’d kick off the month with…

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  • My first Grainline Tiny Pocket Tank

    I’ve been gearing up for Me Made May, assessing what’s in my closet, what needs repairs or alterations and making sure I have plenty of handmade makes to wear for May.  What was top on my list were some new tanks.  It’s getting really hot here already so I need a lot more light sleeveless…

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  • Inside Out- Fashion Revolution Day

    Today is Fashion Revolution Day-April 24!  If you haven’t heard of it already it’s a global campaign to raise awareness and  standards in the fashion industry after the horrible factory tragedy in Bangladesh that took the lives of over 1000 garment workers and injured many more.  I’ve taken the fashion revolution pledge over at Things for…

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