Sewing

Pioneer Dress Refashion: Sprigged Cambie Dress

Today I have a fun little refashion. This is a "pioneer" dress that my older sister gave me several years ago. I have been meaning to redo it for forever! But I waffled around until a week or two ago when I wanted something easy to do. I sat down and unpicked the whole thing,… Continue reading Pioneer Dress Refashion: Sprigged Cambie Dress

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Challenges · Sewing

One Week One Pattern – Round Up

One Week One Pattern officially ends today. I have so enjoyed participating in it. It's kind of like a miniature Me-Made-May. You've already seen day 1 and 2 here, but I have five more outfits to show you. Day 3: Outfit: Self-drafted tulip skirt and grey sweetheart tee. Day 4: Outfit: Thrifted capris and cardigan… Continue reading One Week One Pattern – Round Up

Challenges · Sewing

Ginghamalong: Checkered Colette Negroni

Today is the day: the Ginghamalong submission deadline. And, thankfully, I actually have a completed object! This is a Colette Patterns Negroni shirt. I made size XS without any adjustments. It is made from a gingham quilting cotton that I purchased at Joann Fabrics. The buttons are from my stash. (Rest assured, the hem is even. The… Continue reading Ginghamalong: Checkered Colette Negroni

Life · Outfits

One Week One Pattern: Days 1 & 2

So, have you heard of the One Week One Pattern challenge? It started this past Saturday. You can find all the details over on Hannah's blog: Cinderellis. A brief summary of the challenge: Take one pattern of which you have made several variations, wear the different variations for a week straight, and style them differently every… Continue reading One Week One Pattern: Days 1 & 2

Movie Fashion Inspiration

Movie Fashion Inspiration: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)

Today marks the beginning of an ongoing blog post series called Movie Fashion Inspiration. Basically, I am going to be featuring screen shots of movies or tv shows that I find to be encouraging to my sewing/fashion dreams. Some might be well known, others might be obscure, weird films. The only requirement is that at… Continue reading Movie Fashion Inspiration: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)