Vogue V9251 is a smash hit among the internet sewists. The Instagram hashtag is filled with beautiful creations by sewists all around the world. I’ve never had much luck with wrap dresses, but I don’t know how hard I really looked for one that worked for me. Given the success everyone has had with this… Continue reading V9251 – A Holiday Wrap Dress
Hi friends, I’m finally back, with an Ogden Cami Dress!! I was hoping to be much better at blogging this summer, but life got the best of me. I had the opportunity to travel for work, and continued wandering around the world after the conference for fun. Between this and other school projects, I had… Continue reading Ogden Cami Dress Hack
Ever since I made my first Anna dress, I’ve been dying to make another. I wanted a v-neck Anna dress, and I wanted an Anna maxi dress. I thought I might even be ambitious enough to have a thigh-high slit in one of them. I didn’t know if I wanted all of these things in one… Continue reading Whimsical Anna Maxi Dress
So this year for Me Made May, I decided I was aiming for one me-made item per week. I’ve only been sewing for about a year, and I seem to mostly make dresses and lingerie, so I knew my everyday-wear options were slim. Without further ado, my 2016 Me Made May roundup! The first item… Continue reading Me Made May 2016 Roundup!
Ever since I discovered By Hand London, I’ve seen some amazing renditions of the Anna Dress floating around the internet. I absolutely love my Georgia Dress, but I didn’t really feel drawn to making the Anna Dress for a long time. I don’t know what it was, but I just wasn’t feeling it for a while.… Continue reading By Hand London Anna Dress
This year, I wanted to make a beautiful dress for myself for Easter, and I’ve also been wanting to sew some vintage patterns. I decided to make this dress as my first for Vintage Pledge 2016. I gave myself plenty of time before Easter (a couple of weeks) and it worked out perfectly!
The moment I saw Simplicity 1373, I knew I needed to make it, but I also knew that it would make an amazing dress. So, I started planning. I bought a few yards of Cotton + Steel August Stampede in Navy, and got to work.
I frequently browse the interwebs for new patterns to sew, and though I haven’t been sewing for long, I like to challenge myself. It’s how I learn best, I guess. So when I stumbled across By Hand London‘s patterns, I fell in love. I knew it would be a bit challenging, but felt confident that I… Continue reading FO: By Hand London Georgia