Guess what? I made a muslin! For Christmas, my boyfriend gave me Colette’s Anise jacket pattern and a promise to buy the necessary fabric and notions to make it. I wanted to make the most out of my present, so I made a muslin of the pattern. It looks just a little bit like a clown costume.
There have been a number of LBD posts popping up on the blogosphere lately. Suzannah of Create/Enjoy showed off her lace overlay shift dress on Monday. This morning, Margo of Creating in the Gap posted her ruffled LBD. Now it’s my turn with a black version Tilly and the Button’s Coco. Continue reading
I try to be as environmentally friendly as possible. That’s part of the reason I sew. At home, we don’t use paper napkins or paper towels, but instead use fabric napkins and reusable paper towels that I made a while ago. Part of our being green involves using reusable lunch bags rather than brown paper bags once and then tossing them.
My first make of 2015 is my second version of Sewn Square One‘s Go Anywhere Dress. I learned from my first version (here) and, this time around, started with the extra small size. The fit wasn’t quite spot-on, so I did need to make some adjustments:
Inspired by Suzannah of Create/Enjoy, I made three plaid flannel blanket scarves as gifts this Christmas. Unfortunately, I only got pictures of two of them. The third is in a red and grey color way. These scarves are super cozy, versatile, and easy to whip up. The flannel makes them pretty trendy right now, and they go with a variety of styles. They can also be worn about a zillion different ways, depending on how you wrap it around your neck. Continue reading