Rather than talk about why I have been absent from blogging pretty much over the pandemic, I am just going to be sharing a few things I have made lately. I am not sure about making a post on my absence. It would be a long one about all the nuances and sadnesses of being … More Refashioning Projects
Hi everyone! I recently redid my website. It’s not 100% finished but getting there and unless you look back in my archives, you can’t really tell the unfinished bits. When I went through all my past posts, it turns out that I didn’t share everything I made in 2019. I know it’s February now but … More Round up of unposted projects from 2019
I love this dress from Burda issue 02/2018. The dress is made for woven fabric but I knew it was destined for this crepe knit fabric. I adapted the pattern for knit fabric but not doing my usual FBA, omitting the zipper, and relying on negative ease by only adding a scant 1/4 inch … More Burda Tie Sleeve Dress
Today I am sharing two newer garments I made in January: Style Arc Misty Jeans in a houndstooth doubleknit fabric and the Off the Shoulder Sweater from Burda issue 09/2018 in a turquoise hacci knit. There isn’t much to say about the Misty Jeans. I’ve made them several times before. The only difference with these … More Fancy Pants and Burda Sweater
The Curvy Year of Sewing Jackets and Blazers theme was the perfect opportunity to finally make this Burda blazer. I keep talking about making a million blazers and then never doing the thing. I think starting here is a great gateway into maybe finally making the Vogue Claudia Shaeffer blazer of my dreams. The Burda … More Burda Magazine Jersey Blazer 08/2016 #134
The tale I have to tell you. 2017 has been horrible so far, but things are finally feeling a bit better. Back in December, I got sick. I had a cold over Christmas. I didn’t think anything of it, but then January and February I got worse and worse until I couldn’t walk in February and … More I’m Alive!!