Tops | Uncategorized

Featherweight Woven Archer

I’m back with another Grainline Archer! There’s endless versatility with a good, well-fitting shirt and I knew I wanted something more lightweight than my last one, both in color and fabric. After my first make, I knew there were a few adjustments that I wanted to make to see how it’d feel. The most substantial […]

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Dresses | Uncategorized

Red Slim McCalls 6696

I’m back with another one! There’s not too much to write about this one, as it’s my fourth M6696 that I’ve made. This time, I’ve chosen the slim skirt rather than the gathered skirt. It lends a whole different vibe to the pattern, and feels much more structured. I think that with the slim skirt, […]

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cosplay | Uncategorized

MHW Hub Lass Cosplay

Hold on tight everyone, this is a big one. This cosplay took me probably 3 months straight of work to put together, between the pattern drafting, construction, small hand sewing, and finishing details. But I thoroughly enjoyed the process. I’m beginning to enjoy making these costumes and cosplays more than traditional garment sewing. It might […]

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Outwear | Tops | Uncategorized

Coppelia Wrapigan

Yes, it’s called a cardigan on the pattern. But my husband insists it’s a wrapigan, combo of a wrap and cardigan. To each their own. I think I was drawn to the Coppelia wrap cardi due to the ballet-style. I did ballet for nearly a decade as a kid, and have a big soft spot […]

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Autumnal Kalle

This make has sealed it, the Closet Case Patterns Kalle pattern is one of my favorites by far. I was able to squeeze this shirt out of some leftover flannel after making Ian a button-up. I ran out of fabric and had to improvise and finish the bottom with bias tape instead of the facing, […]

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Bottoms | Uncategorized

Lander Shorts

This is another fun, weekend sew! The Lander Pants/Shorts have long been on my to-sew list. There are a lot of beautiful, effortlessly stylish makes that others have done so I had to dip my toe into the wonderful world of sewing bottoms. I’ve sewn only one other pair of pants. A pair of brown, […]

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Red Rosari Skirt

Take two! I’ve had this rusty red stretch corduroy in my stash for quite some time now. It has been begging to be made in to a 70’s inspired skirt, and I struggled choosing between the Rosari skirt from Pauline Alice Patterns and the Salida skirt from True bias. What sealed the deal though ended up  being fabric […]

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Wintery Buffalo Plaid Myosotis

The frigid, Iowa winters don’t necessarily scream short sleeved dress, but I saw potential for a cozy, drapey winter dress that would allow for extra holiday sweets in the Deer and Doe Myosotis dress pattern. I had initially fallen in love with this pattern after seeing Fiona from Diary of a Chain Stitcher make up […]

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