Two years ago, a sweater that fit like this would have been out of the question for me.  Baggy, oversized tops?  No way.  I was all about the snug-fitting, body-conscious tees, tops, and dresses.  Maybe it’s just me changing with the trends, maybe it’s because I realized tight-all-the-time isn’t that… View Post

  What better time than Christmas vacation to cut out a major project like the Cascade Duffle Coat.  Last Christmas, I cut out my wedding dress, hah! This pattern has been on my “want to sew” list since it came out, but I never seemed to get around to making it… View Post

  This Lonetree Vest feels like the most RTW garment I’ve made so far in my sewing career. When I made my wish-list of garments I wanted to sew for fall, I craved some type of utility jacket with pockets and a drawstring, but nothing existed.  It was almost as… View Post

  It only seems fitting that I post about a coat that I started, well, a year ago, on the first day of the new year! Last year, I had an idea to create a course on how to make coats and this was the coat pattern I was going to… View Post

  Nothing beats a quicky instant-gratification project like a cape, especially while working on a lengthy project like a winter coat. I stumbled upon a new (to me) pattern company recently that I absolutely adore – I Am Patterns. They’re a french pattern company that designs classic garments with a modern… View Post