Linen

Dotty Linen Style Arc Maude Tunic

I made this Dotty Linen Style Arc Maude Tunic almost a year ago for our trip to Greece and never wore it! I purchased the Style Arc Spring to Summer Look Patterns but the matching shorts I made just didn’t work. Too short and the silhouette just looked wrong. But I’ve since reworked this top […]

Vintage Simplicity 5688 Skirt with Embroidered Pockets and Retro Stripe Rib Turtleneck

I’m so happy to finally share this make, my vintage Simplicity 5688 Linen Skirt with embroidered curve pockets! I wore this for Thanksgiving and got so many compliments. My daughter wore a striped rib knit turtleneck too, so we were almost matching! There’s a fantastic banyan tree with a built in swing next to the

Entredeux Insertion Linen Tank

If you saw last weeks blog post this top will look very familiar! Here is my Lace Insertion Linen Entredeux Tank. I used a self drafted pattern that has just one seam at Center Front and then drew on my style lines. You could do something similar with any simple pattern. My original pattern had

Orange Poppies Self Drafted Tank

As soon as I saw this gorgeous fabric I fell in love! Poppies have always been my favorite flower to draw, I used them quite a bit in my early printmaking. The oranges and teal/ grey on this wheat background is just perfection. This was my splurge purchase for myself at Christmas as this fabric

Mint Cactus Sandhill Sling

I’m finally back sewing and blogging! I’ve been sewing up a storm now that I’m weight-bearing after fracturing my ankle right before the new year. My foot is healing really well 3 months out, my stitches are barely noticeable and I’m slowly learning how to walk again! First up on my to sew list was

Blue and White Linen Pinstripe Self-drafted Tailored Shirt

The year is almost over and I have quite a few makes to share! First up is a tailored shirt in a lovely lightweight woven linen blue and white pinstripe. I’ve been working for the last few months to perfect my dress shirt pattern. This one is almost there. I bit more width in the

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