Don’t panic – you’ve landed on the right blog. I’m sure it was a bit confusing at first, seeing as how this week’s post is a dress in a SOLID color. Looking back, I realized this is maybe only the second garment I’ve posted that wasn’t made in a printed, patterned or otherwise textured fabric. But, to not throw you off entirely, it is still a bright color. This pussy bow dress, with a button front bodice, had been on my to-sew list for almost a year. And with it finally being spring (although you’d never know it in this gloomy Pittsburgh weather), I thought it was time to finally make it.
Since this is my first project of 2018, I thought I’d start the year off with a bang. And by bang, I mean a jacquard cocktail dress of course! This is a project that has been on my radar for a few years, and I’m […]
I’m convinced that this just might be the coziest garment in my wardrobe. Actually, I think it’s the coziest thing I’ve ever made. And what’s even better? It only took an afternoon to whip up! While I love a good sewing challenge, sometimes it is […]
I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve been shopping and picked up either a mustard colored garment or a mustard colored fabric. But, I can tell you the number of times I’ve put them back – every time. Something about this color always […]
This week, I’m excited to share with you my printed asymmetrical scuba dress. This is a project I completed over a year ago, but loved so much I had to get it up on the blog. Better late than never, right?
I don’t often make a garment based solely around an accessory, but I found myself doing just that after discovering an amazing pattern from Patons yarn, called the Globetrotter Shawl (if you crochet, definitely check it out…it’s a free pattern!). In the pattern photos the […]