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Sewing Retreats!

Sewing Retreats!

My goal is to bring all the goodness together that is discovery, making and community with a small, diverse group of sewists for an extraordinary, memorable sewing experience.
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...
wrap top + dress VONDEL | tester round-up

wrap top + dress VONDEL | tester round-up

Friends, my amazing testers have done it again! The wrap top VONDEL has been my most technical design to date, so I was really nervous going in to ...
boat neck ANEGADA | long sleeves

boat neck ANEGADA | long sleeves

The boat neck ANEGADA pattern is a long-time fave of mine. It has two sleeve options – half sleeve with arm band and half sleeve without - that ar...
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...
thank you for being here

thank you for being here

I was just looking through my past blog posts and was a bit surprised when I realized that it’s been just over a year – 14 months, to be exact – s...
summer jumpsuit TOFO | fabric inspiration

summer jumpsuit TOFO | fabric inspiration

The summer jumpsuit TOFO is one of my favorite garments to wear. Jumpsuits have this perfect mix between super laidback and classy elegance that I ...
basic bikini WELL'S BAY | fabric inspiration

basic bikini WELL'S BAY | fabric inspiration

Glorious fabric inspiration for you basic bikini WELL'S BAY!
summer jumpsuit TOFO | tester round-up

summer jumpsuit TOFO | tester round-up

Although a smaller group of testers than typical, these amazing women did an amazing job of testing the summer jumpsuit TOFO! I have loved this pat...
basic bikini WELL'S BAY | tester round-up

basic bikini WELL'S BAY | tester round-up

Creating sewing patterns can be a scary thing, but the fact that so many of my testers come back to test each round is a wonderful confidence boost...