What’s more perfect for summer than a swingy, loose-fitting tank? The Minttu is one of those sewing patterns that I knew I needed to make for hot, humid days the instant I saw Named Patterns new collection. The fabric I used is a gorgeous rayon jersey from Britex that… View Post

  My current fabric storage is less than ideal – I have two giant plastic tubs shoved in my tiny walk-in bedroom closet that I share with my husband.  The closet is super dark, the tubs are stacked on top of each other, and are both ridiculously heavy and hard… View Post

Have you heard about the Summer of Basics makealong? I first read about it on the Grainline Studio blog and thought it was a great idea – for the months of June, July, and August, sew three garments that you define as a “basic” to fill any gaps in your… View Post

  Florida vacation + 3 meters of gorgeous fabric from Barcelona = excuse to make a maxi dress (although, does one need an excuse? Hardly!)     We just celebrated our first wedding anniversary this past weekend (crazy, time flies!) and decided to do a little getaway trip to Florida… View Post

  Have you ever sewn for little girls?  Let me tell you – it is so.  Much.  Fun.  Well, sewing for kids in general seems fun because everything goes together so quickly and you don’t need much fabric, but sewing for little girls is a delight because of all of… View Post