Tag: <span>sewing</span>

Organic Reversible Wrap Skirt

This week has been all about working on fitting my muslin’s for my fitted jacket and jeans while I wait on my ordered fabric to arrive and finish dyeing my denim, my indigo dye kit just arrived from noon dye studios :)  More updates soon!     I thought I’d take a break from the tedium and whip out a quick & easy sewing project for myself.  I …

Sleeveless Scarf Blouse

On the top of my list of things I really need in my wardrobe are more tops and blouses.  This blouse was my first make for the New Year.  I’m wearing it here with my Winter Moss Wide Leg Pants.   It’s the Sleeveless Scarf Blouse from Shape Shape by Natsuno Hiraiwa.  I reviewed two other patterns from the same book here and here.   I’m looking forward to getting …

Claire Shaeffer Couture Jacket- Part 1,Toile

I’ve just started on my Claire Shaeffer Custom Couture Collection Jacket from Vogue Patterns, V8621.  This is my first challenge to myself for the New Year!  The pattern gives wonderful couture hand sewn instructions and the jacket itself features: Keyhole Neckline Waist Seam Bound Buttonholes Welt Pockets Raglan kimono sleeve According to the instructions I measured at a 14, I wear a 6 in RTW clothing.  When I …

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 …

Organizing and Planning my Wardrobe

Today was a cleaning/organizing day (+ a ton of laundry and toy cleanup) that I needed to catch up on since I’ve been relaxing for vacation!   I weeded through my closet, set aside a bag for donations, a bag for mending, and a bag for pieces that have nice fabric that I can reuse for the kids. This year I want to focus on sewing pieces that …

My Navy Linen Capri’s

I can hardly believe it’s already 2014, this year has just flown by.  This year marked the first time that I focused on sewing practical clothes for myself.  I did a lot of hand sewing and embroidery when I was younger and made yearly Halloween costumes, my favorite holiday as I love any excuse to dress up, as well as some historical costumes, mainly Regency, some Elizabethan corsets …

Twist and Drape Blouse

Just a quick little post so I can spend more time with the kiddo’s today.  It’s a fine balancing act trying to fit in time for sewing, creating and blogging and take care of my two little one’s.  I’ve had a bit of extra time this week since my husband is home and we’ve been spending time at my parents which is such a refreshing break. For today …

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