Tag: <span>naples botanical gardens</span>

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 size from my measurements which I usually do for Big 4 Pattern measurements …

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 Ami and I were out at the Naples Botanical Gardens last week to …

Winter Moss Wide Leg Pants

I made these wide leg pants a few months ago but never got around to fixing them until this week.   I spent an hour or so ripping out seams, which I find really relaxing, a lot like unravelling knitting.  I needed to replace the waistband to match the pants and add some pockets to make them more wearable.  I wish my finishing on the interior was a …

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