Graduation Dress: Part 1



My friend Nicole and I have been planning graduation dresses for a few months. She’s ahead of me in the process, and is defending her dissertation tomorrow!  I have officially written my dissertation now, and I’m finally pretty confident that I’m really going to graduate this spring. That means that I can finally talk about the dresses that we’re making for the occasion. Continue reading


Sewaholic Renfrew Tees (x3)


I’ve checked off the first box on my fall sewing list! Today I’m showing off 3 t-shirts, made with the Sewaholic Renfrew pattern. I made a variety of views of the pattern, with a variety of fabrics, and each turned out a little differently.

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Mother’s Day Tank


This story starts with the fabric. I bought this fabric back in April, as part of my floral fabric shopping spree. This is finally the last make from that haul. It’s a rayon challis print that was on sale for half off. When I saw this fabric in the store, I immediately thought of my mom. She tends to like well-fitting girly clothes with simple shapes, frequently with floral prints or polka dots. Since the fabric made me think of my mom, I snatched it up immediately without a pattern in mind.  Continue reading