Lou Box Top + Rumi Pullover= Perfection

Ok, maybe perfection is going a step too far.  Or maybe not.  I love this top! It is my new favorite top and I’m so glad I made it! I recently went on a Lou Box Top rampage, and counting this mashup, I’ve made four in the last month.  Seriously.  This top sews up so… Continue reading Lou Box Top + Rumi Pullover= Perfection

Lou Box Top

Sometimes it seems like everyone in the entire sewing community has made a pattern, except me.  That was the case with the Lou Box Top by Sew DIY, until now!I actually made this as a muslin.  I have some super amazing fabric from the new Miramar collection from Workroom Social that I recently picked up.… Continue reading Lou Box Top

The Zadie Dress and some thoughts on style 

Recently I’ve had a series of ridiculous events, resulting in my falling down. Outside. Like a toddler. Seriously. Last week I was finishing up a quick 4 mile run with a friend, where I proceeded to fall down at mile 3.99. Seriously, arms spread, knee scraping, chin banging fall. I had already fallen down two… Continue reading The Zadie Dress and some thoughts on style 

#2017MakeMine Progress

Well, somehow it’s February.  Seriously, how do the days just disappear? I don’t quite understand it. To keep myself on track, and from sewing myself into a rabbit hole titled “how has another year gone by and I still haven’t made an Archer?” I’m going to post progress updates on my #2017makenine goals.  Was that… Continue reading #2017MakeMine Progress

Ginger Jeans and a Revelation

Dudes! I sewed a pair of jeans.  I seriously did, and it wasn’t too hard.  Just to clarify, because I had some people ask, I started with a large cut of denim fabric, used a sewing machine and my mad skills, to turn them into jeans! Just to be clear, I did not do this… Continue reading Ginger Jeans and a Revelation

Toaster 2 

Oh Toaster, come back! (Has everyone seen The Brave Little Toaster, or is that just me? No? You should totally see it then.  Toaster, vacuum, lamp and some other appliances set off into the wilderness.  I mean who has ever heard of a more thrilling plot!) Ok, I digress. Seriously, I do love this Toaster… Continue reading Toaster 2