Simplicity 8700 Utility Jacket >>

Simplicity 8700 Utility Jacket

Ever have a project that you can envision so clearly in your mind, but doesn’t come out at all close to what you imagined?  Sometimes it’s a disappointment, but sometimes, it’s perfection. And luckily for me, this jacket is perfection! When I set out to make this jacket, I had visions of a great fall

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Fringe tunic hack >>

My Fringe Top Hack

Listen, my love for the Fringe is well documented.  So it’s no surprise that I’ve been looking forward to the Fringe month of #SewMyStyle2018 all year!  Because I’ve made a few Fringe patterns in my day, I wanted to try out something new.  For this month’s #SewMyStyle2018, I decided to do a little Fringe top

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The Ginger Jeans >>

My First Pair of Ginger Jeans

Six months ago, the thought of making jeans terrified me.  Now, I can’t make enough!  Making my own jeans is seriously one of the most empowering things I’ve ever done.  I’ve never been someone looking to have a 100% handmade wardrobe, but jeans are definitely an area I would be happy with only me-mades.  Okay,

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The Ali Sweatshirt >>

The Ali Sweatshirt

It seems a little crazy to be posting a sweatshirt right now.  Even though we’re over halfway through September (oh my god, how are we halfway through September), it’s still 95° F/35° C here in St. Louis.  Admittedly, that’s out of character for this time of the year, but even last year at this time

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DIY Faux Fur Vest

Okay, I admit it: I’m a little extra.  Not all the time, but there are some things for which I just can’t resist going a little over the top. And faux fur is one of those things!  When JOANN let me know they were sending me some of their new faux fur for this month’s

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Joy Jacket >>

SYHOS ’18 Guest Post

Hi friends!  This is just a quick note to let you all know that I guest posted over on the Harts Fabric blog today to celebrate Sew Your Heart Out September.  Head over there to learn all about my gorgeous Joy Jacket!

My DIY Lace Front Halifax Hoodie >>

My Halifax Hoodie Hack

We’re officially 67% of the way through Project #SewMyStyle.  How weird is that?  I swear this year is just flying by.  I’m incredibly excited for all the projects we still having coming and I can’t wait to get started on them.  First, though, we have to chat about August’s garment!  I’m super in love with

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Even grownups deserve a new backpack during back-to-school season, right? I’m so proud of my brand new #desmondrolltopbackpack with materials from @joann_stores! Now gimme all your favorite patch and pin links! #sponsored #handmadewithjoann

The Desmond Roll-Top Backpack

It’s August, and don’t shoot me for saying this so early — but it’s back to school season!  Yep, Target had those notebooks and pencils out basically as soon as the 4th of July was over.  I always loved picking up all those fresh school supplies, making sure everything was color coordinated just the way

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