Sew the Fall 2017 Trends

New season, new wardrobe, amiright?  Fall is officially here in St. Louis, although you wouldn’t know it by the heat.  This whole week we’re in the 90s here (low 30s celsius), but the trees have started turning.  It’s odd for it to look so fall-ish but to not be able to wear a sweater!  Still,

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My Fall Sewing Plans

Normally my first post in a new month is about what I’d like to sew that month.  But since I have a couple long-term projects going on this month and I haven’t exactly been sticking to my list anyways, I figured I’d give myself a little leeway and think seasonally!  I love seasons, but fall might

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Kalle Shirtdress >> MaddieMadeThis.com

A Kalle Tunic in Crisp White Poplin

After I posted my new Kalle on Instagram over the weekend, I realized I’d never shared any posts about this pattern!  It’s a staple for me, so it seemed like time.  Closet Case Patterns get me, you guys.  When the Kelly Anorak launched last fall, I was immediately in love.  Like, so in love.  And really,

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The Fringe Dress >> MaddieMadeThis.com

The Skinny on the Fringe Dress

One of my favorite things to do in the sewing community is pattern testing.  I love getting to be a part of the process that makes a new pattern its best possible self.  Plus, I like grammar, so hit me up for all your copy editing needs, y’all.  I was so excited when Gabriela from Chalk

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Olive Anza Dress >> MaddieMadeThis.com

My Olive Green Anza Dress

Over the past year, I’ve come to realize that I’m not really a dress person.  There are a few dresses that I love (shout out to anything French Navy’s Orla, and anything else Sarah ever designs!), but on the whole — not so much me.  Part of this is due to my job: a dress isn’t always

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