The Lucent visor from Pattern Fantastique is a piece of work, and I mean that in the best way. When I showed it to the hubs, he called it my “bonnet,” but quickly added, “It’s a cool, modern bonnet.” I’ll take it! I refer to my Lucent visor as my “urban bonnet,” in homage to the urban sombrero on “Seinfeld” — except the Lucent visor is no joke. […]
I love a sewing magazine. So when I spied the March 2018 issue of La Maison Victor sewing magazine at Jo-Ann, and it jumped in my cart. (That happens with a lot of things at Jo-Ann, ha ha.) […]
My darling sewing friends, I’ve been enjoying more guests to the blog over the past few months, so I thought it would be nice to tell you a wee bit more about myself. You know, so you can feel more like I’m your sewing homegirl and not just some internet lady who lives in your […]
I was a lucky pattern tester for the Victory Patterns Esther pants! Victory Patterns released these wide-legged trousers as part of its three-piece Arima capsule collection, which also features a modular knit top/dress and oversized cardigan/robe. The collection is modern, glamorous, and wearable, all at the same time.
When the Cali Faye Valley blouse came up as the July make for Project Sew My Style, I was not into it. It’s a fine pattern, but it’s not my style. The puffy sleeves were a little to on-the-nose boho for my taste. Eliminating the sleeves were just the beginning of my pattern-hacking madness! […]
We’re halfway through 2017 (this year is FLYING by 🚀), so now’s the perfect time to see how I’m doing on my 2017 sewing goals. […]
I’ve made a number of cool sewing purchases lately, and I thought my fellow sewing friends might be interested to see what’s come into my possession. So I’ve vlogged about it! In this approximately 23-minute video, you will discover: which indie-pattern designer I think would make a great hostage negotiator […]