Sew Your Hart Out September + Chi-Town Chinos!

Eeeeeek!  I’m over on the Harts Fabric blog today, talking about the Chi-Town Chinos I made for Sew Your Hart Out September.  I’m totally in love with the tinted Cloud 9 denim I used for these bad boys — head over there to read all about it (and how I solved a lot of my

Read more

Virginia Leggings >>

Moto Virginia Leggings

This has been a month of pants, and I’m not complaining.  First I (almost) mastered the Chi-Town Chinos, and now I have the perfect legging pattern in the Megan Nielsen Virginia Leggings.  They were this month’s Project #SewMyStyle garment, and they are such a winner in my book.  As a tall gal, it’s hard to

Read more

Chi-Town Chinos >>

The Quest for Perfect Pants

A good pair of pants has been on my to-make list for, like, ever.  As a tall person (5′ 11″ and a 36″ inseam for all my #sewingtall folks out there, because I think you’ll find it relevant for this post), pants are hard, y’all.  So it’s really about time that I made a pair of

Read more

Seven Great Ideas for your Virginia Leggings

The Virginia Leggings are definitely one of the patterns that got me sold on Project #SewMyStyle.  Like I said earlier this week, I love leggings.  But being so tall means that even “tall” leggings often don’t actually fit me.  I’ve looked in every store and on every site I know, and I’m currently making do

Read more

My March To-Sew List

Oh man, you guys.  February was a doozy.  I know that it’s a shorter month than all the rest, but this year it felt really short, you know?  I managed to technically squeeze in all the things that were on my list to make for the month, but I definitely didn’t accomplish as much as I

Read more