Since learning how to sew, I’ve become so picky with how my pants fit that I now only own two pairs of pants: these Ginger jeans and these crazy elastic-waisted Sadie pants. All of my other pairs of pants (both RTW and me-made–see failed Colette Clovers here) have been given away or trashed. With the arrival of fall, I decided that it was time to make a proper pair of pants for myself. Enter the North Point Trousers by Itch to Stitch.
When Sewaholic released the Oakridge Blouse and the Granville Shirt in rapid succession back in 2015, I immediately gravitated toward the Granville. I’ve made it 5 times now (see here, here, here, here, and here) and have plans for at least 2 more. The Oakridge also seemed interesting, but it sat on the back burner. Finally, almost 2 years later I’ve gotten around to making it. Continue reading
The comfy cozy sewing continues! This is the Carrie Cardigan by Delia Creates, which is part of Indiesew’s fall/winter collection. I’ve followed Delia Creates for a while now, but never made any of her patterns. As it turns out, I am actually good friends with her brother-in-law, which I found out after having followed her blog for a while.
As soon as I was invited to a wedding this fall, I knew I wanted to make a dress for it. It turns out that I didn’t actually wear this dress to the wedding, but to the rehearsal dinner instead. Continue reading
I’ve had a terrible time sewing clothes that fit my partner. He’s not particularly odd-shaped, but the times that I’ve attempted (see here, here, here, and here) haven’t worked out very well. They don’t look terrible in photos, but he’s never actually worn them in real life. Continue reading