I made it to the second round of the sewing bee! This challenge was somewhat unexpected, but really interesting an inspiring – repurposing denim! We had to use denim from existing garments to make one new garment and one new accessory for the challenge. My mother gave me some old hole-y jeans to use, and … More Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 2: Repurposing Denim
During the recent Project Runway American Girl challenge, Sean was called out for using the wrong sort of symbol for the Peace Sign: Sean’s unfortunate applique. But then, when I was recently shopping in the LA fashion district I saw this: Hippie dippie, Sean-sign spandex. So, yes, Sean got it wrong. But, then again, if … More What the Fabric: In Defense of Sean
Ok, so you may remember my first (and thus far only) installment of “What The Fabric?” where we collectively scratch our heads over some truly terrible fabric options. Well, it seems that someone has made a dress from it, and posted their creation to the English Burda Style website. If you want to look at … More Wait… Someone made a dress out of it?!?!
Ok, so I know I have seen a lot of crazy fabrics on other sewing blogs and often thought WTF? (The infamous silk South Park fabric comes to mind.) Now, I have seen some ugly fabrics in my time, but never anything so terrible I had to share it with the internet. Well, at least, … More What the Fabric: Celebrating the 4th