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Maximizing Your Sewing

My secrets for maximizing your sewing time and avoiding burnout. Friends- I sew alot, every week at least. It’s my most favorite hobby of all time but it can be quite demanding. Below are my tips to keep the balance… Continue Reading →

Dark & Stormy Shark Dress

Taking a bite out of my self-drafted sloper dress! ▲ ▲ ▲ Shirt dresses: the ultimate meld of masculine and feminine. Originally referred to as a “shirt-waist dress”, this staple first emerged from Christian Dior in the 1950’s as a… Continue Reading →

Me Made May Tips & Final Week

Me Made May is finally done! This week, I’m offering tips to analyze your month of makes while reviewing my own! ▲ Final Week Outfits▲ ▲ Interpreting Your Data ▲ So you’ve got 31 outfits, how do you turn that… Continue Reading →

Garnet Tunic Dress

Turning a blouse pattern into a tunic dress! With summer approaching, I wanted to make a nice, cool dress. Rayon is light and breezy, perfect for spring and summer! ▲ Pattern ▲ Garnet is one of my own patterns, originally… Continue Reading →

Me Made May: Days 18-24

24 of 31 days down! Surprisingly (to me) I have yet to repeat a whole outfit. Some super-star pieces (looking at you DD Lupin jacket) are doing repeat performances, but I’m so okay with that! It’s been seasonably warm this… Continue Reading →

Me Made May: Days 10-17

Oh my! I’ve made it 17 days! MMM is turning out to be a bigger challenge than I expected! It’s giving me some discipline, however, as I’m really trying to post every day which is pretty unusual for me. Observation… Continue Reading →


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Me Made May – first 9

Baby’s first Me Made May Ok, technically, it ain’t my first rodeo – I attempted a MMM in 2017 but I just couldn’t keep up with the photographing. Now that I’m being more social with my sewing, I decided to… Continue Reading →

Sherlock’s UFO

A lengthened Lupin jacket. I started this jacket last October, right before it started to get really cold. It was promptly abandoned so I could make my winter coat. The Lupin jacket, a Deer and Doe pattern, is normally cropped…. Continue Reading →

Asymmetrical Pintuck Design

Putting a modern spin on a heritage technique. I love a good pin tuck, blind tucks in particular. They create texture and visual interest, with neat even lines which appeal to my meticulous side. A pintuck is simply a little… Continue Reading →

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