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LA BREA tee | fabric + style inspiration

LA BREA tee | fabric + style inspiration

Considering how popular the knit version (view A) of the LA BREA tee was in the early 80s, I was surprised by how much difficulty I had finding sty...
LA BREA tee | tester round-up

LA BREA tee | tester round-up

"I am honestly blown away by how nicely it fits in the bust—only because I have tried several times before to make woven tops with dolman style sleeves, and I have never had this good of fit for my D cup bust and larger than average biceps (which vary from 21 to 22 inches)"

wrap top VONDEL | fabric + style inspiration

wrap top VONDEL | fabric + style inspiration

There is something so easy about wrap tops and dresses: effortlessly chic and oh-so feminine. The wrap top + dress VONDEL is what my nonchalantly s...
super basic TANK TOP | tester round-up

super basic TANK TOP | tester round-up

Even though the super basic TANK TOP is free for e-mail subscribers, I wanted to make sure this pattern was just as thoroughly tested as any full p...
how to sew a bias seam binding on a ballet top DELPY | bound seams

ballet top DELPY | bias bound seam

Bound seams are a great way to give the ballet top + dress DELPY pattern – or another favorite pattern – a new effect. In this tutorial, I’ll walk...
ballet top DELPY | button placket

ballet top DELPY | button placket

This bound seam + partial button placket hack is such a simple, lovely addition to the ballet top + dress DELPY. It’s an idea I’ve had for some tim...
March make: Upcycled Ginger Jeans | sewn

March make: Upcycled Ginger Jeans | sewn

You know those sewing projects that you think about for a long time, and you mull them over in your head, but you just keep finding other sewing p...
Phinney Ridge Cardi in merino from The Fabric Store over a Ballet Top DELPY

February make: Phinney Ridge "library sweater" | sewn

The sewing project I chose for February just so happened to fit in with #ProjectSewIt – a sweater - and I believe my next couple months do too, whi...
January make: Sophie Hines matching bra + panties | sewn

January make: Sophie Hines matching bra + panties | sewn

For my January make, I decided to focus on bras and panties. I sew all my clothes, and my old bras and underpants were in a real sad state. They h...
Hudsons + Anegada = love!

Hudsons + Anegada = love!

I made a too-cool-for-school Ms. Sporty Sporterson sweat suit. I love it, and I do believe it loves me back. The combination of the Hudson Joggers...
Sew DIY Lou Box Dress | sewn

Sew DIY Lou Box Dress | sewn

What can I say, I LOVE my Lou Box Dress! I was actually not at all in the market to test any patterns when I happened to come across Beth’s call f...
halfmoon ATELIER muscle tee union st hey june madewell

modified Union St. Tee in bamboo jersey | sewn

I made a muscle tee in this dreamy tissue weight bamboo knit jersey from The Confident Stitch. This tee was inspired by the Madewell crewneck muscle tee and is based off the Union St. Tee sewing pattern by Hey June Handmade, with several modifications of my own.