Bra Vocabulary

Happy Friday, everyone!  In honor of this month’s #SewMyStyle2018 theme being lingerie, I thought it might be helpful to have a post explaining some of the vocabulary of bra-making, and with some of my favorite sources for materials.  When I first started dabbling in making bras and undies, I was pretty intimidated!  You need certain

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Simplicity 8711 >>

Simplicity 8711

Friends, we’re creeping ever-closer to a month that I think many #SewMyStyle2018 participants have been anxious about since the get-go: lingerie month.  It took me a while to get on the lingerie making train, so I totally understand why some people might be made nervous by this prompt!  But I hope that November helps lots

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Nine Halifax Hoodie Hacks

Okay remember last week when I said I’d finally have time to catch up on about a million posts and emails? Well, Mercury in retrograde has hit me hard and basically every electronic I own has taken turns being on the fritz. If I owe you an email… I will do my best to get

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Lander Shorts >>

My Lander Shorts

Hello from California!  I’m out on the West Coast for a quick work trip, and hitting up Tampa on my way home to drop something off at one of our schools.  Everything’s on your way home when you’re in an airport, isn’t it?  I did finish my Lander Shorts for #SewMyStyle just in the nick

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Styling the Suki Kimono

Hi friends!  Amazingly, it is a new month, and so of course — a new Project #SewMyStyle prompt!  We’ve seen so many gorgeous garments this year, and I can’t wait to see what you guys do with this month’s pattern.  June is all about the Suki Kimono from Helen’s Closet!  There are so many ways

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My Myosotis Dress Hack >>

My Myosotis Dress Hack

It feels very appropriate to close out Me-Made May 2018 with my project for this month’s #SewMyStyle2018!  There was lots of mystery surrounding May’s pattern, since it’s a brand new release from Deer and Doe.  Although we got off to a later-than-usual start, you guys made so many gorgeous Myosotis dresses this month!  Today I’m

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My Marigold Trousers

Another month has come and gone, and with it a #SewMyStyle2018 prompt!  It was so fun being the leader for April’s prompt, the Marigold Trousers, and I’m already looking forward to doing it again in the fall.  It’s always a little awkward talking about the patterns that maybe didn’t work for you so well —

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Marigold Styling Inspiration

Hey there, me again!  I’m really excited for this month’s Project #SewMyStyle2018 garment, the Marigold Jumpsuit and Trousers from Tilly and the Buttons.  I’m even more excited because I’m the leader for this month!  Yesterday I posted a dozen fabric options for your make, and today we’re talking about Marigold styling inspiration.  Each of these photos

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Marigold Fabric

Hey everyone!  I’m so excited to be this month’s leader for Project #SewMyStyle2018.  This month’s garment is the Marigold Jumpsuit and Trouser from Tilly & the Buttons.  I’m really excited to get into this one!  Today I’m sharing some Marigold fabric recommendations for you, in case you haven’t purchased yours yet.  Tomorrow, we’re talking styling

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