Big News!

Hey everybody!  This is just a quick life update post that was a little too long for Instagram.  Blog form it is! A lot of you know I graduated from my masters programs this spring, and I’ve been on the hunt for a job.  Well, good news — the hunt is over! I’ll be moving

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Six Fun Things to Try on a Valley Blouse

Like I said in my July to-sew list, I’m really excited about this month’s Project #SewMyStyle garment.  The Valley Blouse looks super cute, and was actually something I was interested in sewing before this whole shindig began!  So I’m happy that this one finally came around.  Really, I love Sarah’s example photos, with that cute

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Welcome to An Orla Affair!

Hey y’all!  Happy weekend!  You know I must be talking about something important today, because I don’t usually post on the weekend.  And I am!  Longtime readers and Instagram followers know how much I love the Orla Dress from my gal Sarah at French Navy.  I’ve made many variations of the dress — a flannel

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An Orla Affair: Official Rules

Learn more about An Orla Affair’s Official Rules here! This giveaway is open to sewists across the world — but you must be above the age of 18 to enter.  It is not sponsored or endorsed by Instagram (or any social media channel where this information is shared) in any way. To enter, post a

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The Ogden Cami >>

The Ogden Cami

After Me-Made May, I feel like there are definitely places I know I need to up my handmade wardrobe game.  Pants?  Need ’em.  Jean?  Gotta try sewing those.  But camis?  I got those down because I am in LOVE with the Ogden Cami from True Bias.  I made a bunch of them last month, and

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DIY Phases of the Moon Shirt >>

DIY Phases of the Moon Shirt

We’re fully into summer here — the students have emptied out of the library at work, my brothers are out of school, and the AC is on most days. One summer staple for me is fun graphic tee shirts.  I love a good library joke shirt, a “rosé all day,” or an “I’m just here

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