Style Analysis Update (Wardrobe Planning Post #12)

It’s crazy to think that I started rambling about Wardrobe planning on this blog back in 2016.  In hindsight of world events, it really feels like a lifetime ago.  Since my earliest late-night musings, I’ve played around with the Wardrobe Architect, the Curated Closet, and some 80s-era style classification systems.  All of these posts have … More Style Analysis Update (Wardrobe Planning Post #12)

My Image Summer 2018

My Image usually only produces 2 magazines a year (in the adult sizes): Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter, along with a few new PDF patterns that are included as part of a magazine purchase.  However, this year they’ve released a special Summer issue of the magazine, not included as part of a normal subscription.  There aren’t as … More My Image Summer 2018

Sewing Podsplosion

This post has been sitting in drafts for quite a while… Garment progress and pattern announcements have been superseding it for a few weeks now, but with a massive sewing space spring cleaning in progress, and a long stretch of skating costume commissioned sewing ahead of me, I thought I’d do a post not so … More Sewing Podsplosion

Pattern Review 6-in-6 Wardrobe Contest Composite

Since I’ve already blogged about my first six items for my Spring Sew Geeky plans, this post is a bit redundant, but I figured I’d repost my official Pattern Review 6-in-6 Wardrobe Contest entry here for posterity. Wardrobe Contest Composite Review Inspiration: At the start of 2018 I had made it my goal to sew with … More Pattern Review 6-in-6 Wardrobe Contest Composite

Pattern Review: Closet Case Ginger Jeans (Sew Geeky Spring/Wardrobe Contest Item #6)

The final item for my Pattern Review 6-in-6 Wardrobe Contest Entry is done!  And it’s jeans!  This is my first time making jeans, even though I wear RTW jeans almost every day.  I have to admit, it was super fun!  I’m overall really pleased with how these turned out.  There are a few things I’ll … More Pattern Review: Closet Case Ginger Jeans (Sew Geeky Spring/Wardrobe Contest Item #6)

Pattern Review: Burda 7195 (Sew Geeky Spring/Wardrobe Contest Item #5)

The Pattern Review Wardrobe Contest is in the home stretch!  I’ve finished the topper, tops, and now my first of two bottoms!  This Burda pattern has been in my stash for quite a while, but really came on my radar when I saw Mimi G.’s version several years ago. I really liked these pants because … More Pattern Review: Burda 7195 (Sew Geeky Spring/Wardrobe Contest Item #5)