Bottoms

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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Dresses

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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cosplay | Uncategorized

Star Trek: TNG Skant

This project has been a really long time coming. One of the first photos I saw of my husband was of him at a convention in a Star Trek uniform, and I thought, “aw look at that adorable nerd.” I had no idea that some 6 years later, I’d be suiting up in my own […]

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bags

Woolen Nintendo Switch Bag

A long while back, I released a tutorial on how to sew a Nintendo Switch carrying bag that looks like a messenger bag. Since then, I’ve made a few more! This one however, is my favorite one yet. The exterior fabric is a melton wool from Fabric.com that was an absolute joy to work with. […]

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Tops

Kalle Ponte Crop Top

Way back in February, my husband and I went to Las Vegas. Working in a hospital, I wear scrubs five days out of the week, and pajamas the other two. So, despite avidly sewing for myself, I don’t have a very robust closet anymore (thanks weight gain!) and went into panic mode to try and […]

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Bottoms

Black Corduroy Rosari Skirt

This is a project that’s been a long time coming, mainly because it’s been on my to-do list for over a year! I was inspired to make the Rosari skirt after falling in love with Lladybird’s mustard corduroy version years ago. The use of corduroy with the vintage a-line is exactly what I wanted to add […]

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Tops

My First Archer, in Denim!

I’ve had this pattern for a real long time, but I had bought it was a PDF and struggled to find a print shop in Des Moines that would print it off inexpensively for me! After calling about 6 different print shops, I found that Beeline and Blue was my best bet around here. Not […]

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Dresses

Polka-Dot Kalle Shirtdress

I love a good shirtdress. In fact, shirts and shirtdresses are what I’ve sewn the most in the past year or so. I have an assortment of shirtdress patterns in my library, but I still couldn’t pass up trying Closet Case Pattern’s Kalle shirt/shirtdress. Especially after seeing the version made up by True Bias! It looked […]

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Crochet | Uncategorized

Lost In Time Shawl

In the past year, I taught one of my friends who knits to crochet. She picked it up unbelievably quickly and has inspired me to try new projects and techniques along side her. In her journey looking at crochet patterns, she was inspired by the Lost In Time shawl as a yarn stash buster and […]

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