Upside-Down Bolero Jacket Refashion

I made this cute little jacket and took pics late last year and then promptly forgot about them. Hence the longer hair. I can always date makes by my hair length! This is the Upside-Down Bolero Jacket from Shape Shape 2 that I refashioned from a goodwill dress. I made this for my ASG talk/trunk …

Blue Confetti Knit Top + Cream Selvedge Culottes

I’m so excited about this new top! It’s self drafted off my knit sloper with the shoulder seam pushed to the back in a curved inset. I love how regency dresses had the shoulder seams pushed to the back bodice and I wanted to create a more modern adaptation of that idea. This is my …

Selvedge Denim Buttonfly Jeans Vogue V8774

It’s finally time to start sewing for fall here in FL! The last few days have been breezy and cool after weeks of heat. First up- a simple pair of selvedge denim buttonfly jeans using a modified version of Vogue V8774. I wanted something classic in a dark wash with a straight leg. Unadorned since …

Work Wardrobe: Apollo Gray Selvedge Wrap Culottes

I think the best part of going back to work for me is how much my personal style has developed.  Working in fashion has made me really reevaluate what I’m wearing and how to get the most out of my wardrobe.  Next week I’ll share my full plan but I couldn’t wait to show off my …

Indigo and Mini Stripe Voile Bias Dresses

I don’t think I’ll ever tire of wearing indigo.  I just love this color!  I’ve made myself two more self drafted bias cut tube dresses. The first in the indigo seen here and a shorter version in a black and white mini stripe.  Designing and sewing my own patterns is so enjoyable. Organic Cottons Plus sent me my choice of …

Chanel Inspired Francoise

I’m so proud of this dress.  I think it’s the most fabulous thing I’ve sewn yet.  And it fits like a glove!  I finished it with just two days to spare before the deadline to enter the #SewingFrancoise contest over at Tilly and the Buttons! I actually wasn’t sure if this dress was for me at first …