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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How I Organize PDF Patterns

I feel like a post on how I organize PDF patterns is a bit like a blog tour of my bedroom.  For some reason, it’s very personal, and everyone always wants to see in case there’s a good idea they haven’t thought of yet!  I’ve had a few systems in the past, but I’ve been

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I celebrated one year of doing things that scare me by tackling the project that scared me the most: jeans! Head over to the blog today to check out not one, not two, but THREE pairs of jeans, with materials sourced entirely from my local JOANN store! #sponsored #handmadewithjoann >>

The Ash Jeans

It’s crazy to think that I’ve been in living in St. Louis for almost a year now, isn’t it?  A year ago right around now I was frantically packing up my life in Chicago, getting ready to make an enormous change in my life.  In the past year, I’ve done so many things that have

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