Tops

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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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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