Soooo................I got to test the Mahina Cardigan Pattern by Scroop Patterns.  Yay!   Since I was a tester, I made the trial version which is a little different than the final version.    When I found out about being a tester...
May 5, 2019
April's Pattern for Sew My Style 2019 is the Hepburn Pants from Wardrobe by Me.  The pattern calls for fabric with some stretch which I wasn't very excited about.  I don't want pants that stretch; I prefer cotton that relaxes over...
April 27, 2019
  I have constructed the Ann Normandy Pant pattern twice.  Well, three times now, BUT the first time, the pants were beautiful but super big (I made size small).  The second time, I made size extra small and they were TOO small! ...
March 31, 2019
I finished up some Jenny Overalls today. I cut a size 8, and I think I could size down and be fine, but I wanted to be sure I had room to wear a t-shirt underneath.  They are super comfortable.   I plan to make the trousers too.  I am...
March 24, 2019
Please don't waste Spring Break!   Tonight I am working on The Jenny Overalls.  Photos later this weekend.  What's everyone else working on?
March 22, 2019
Here is my version #1 of the Givre Shirt by Deer and Doe.  I cut this as a size 36 even though I measure a 34.  It is made from scraps.  Who knows what type of material.  It feels very much like the top is plastic and the bottom is...
February 4, 2019
I will be sewing the Givre T-shirt this month.  My machine's in the shop, but my serger is ready to go!   Hopefully, I'll get some photos uploaded tomorrow.   Sew My Style 2019   For the holidays, we got a family Spotify...
February 2, 2019
When we talk about making our stash, we usually mean using our fabric stash.  BUT, I have a stash of patterns too.  Many, many patterns that have never been cut.  I go through my patterns ever few months to see what's there and what I...
June 5, 2018
Myosotis Dress by Deer and Doe   This is the first Myosotis Dress I made.  It was made using double gauze from Hart's Fabric.  The double gauze was easy to sew, and the dress is light and summery.  I made no changes to the...
May 22, 2018
Ann Normandy Pant   I cut a size small.  I made no alterations while sewing.  The black fabric is 100% hemp linen from Hemp Traders and the godets are canvas from Cotton and Steel.  The linen is from my stash, and the canvas was...
May 6, 2018