Grandma chic: A Kemptown Jacket review

Several months ago, my stepmother cleaned out her closets and gave me a few things she thought I might enjoy refashioning. I politely thanked her and thought to myself “what in the hell would I possibly do with these?” I…

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Shirt dress mash up

A few months back I made a chambray shirt dress from the ubiquitous M6696 pattern for the #sewtogetherforsummer Instagram challenge. I wear it all the time (despite accidentally cutting the collar corner and having to make the collar really narrow…

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An Emergency Summer Dress

Follow my blog with Bloglovin A couple weeks ago in California, Hades happened. It hovered around a hundred degrees for at least a whole week. Top that off with a ton of smoke from the wildfires everywhere, and no air…

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Pattern testing: Brasov Wrap Top

Whenever Kennis of Itch to Stitch designs posts a tester call, I practically trip over myself to respond. I love her style, and feel so lucky that there’s an awesome pattern designer out there whose design aesthetic matches my own. I…

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Pattern Testing: Chai Shirt Dress

I recently had the opportunity to pattern test for Kennis of Itch To Stitch. The Chai Shirt Dress is a flattering fit and flare style shirt/dress with a classic collar and nice, deep pockets (that’s how you know a woman…

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Seamstress Tag

Hey there! So I’ve seen the Seamstress Tag going around the interwebs for some time now (started by Hollie Dolly) and I thought a brand new blog might be a great time to jump in! THE SEAMSTRESS TAG QUESTIONS: 1)…

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