The next few phases of the WA Series are a bit more about self-reflection and considering personal tastes. For Week 7, you are supposed to ponder your relationship with prints and solids. I tend to wear a lot of knit prints, but usually only towards the top of my body. I’ve also noticed that a … More Prints and Makeup (Wardrobe Planning Post #5)
Ok, so I went to Joann Fabrics to get the latest Butterick patterns on sale: They had all the patterns I wanted! It probably helped that they forgot to put the $1.99 sale sign out… But I made the mistake of stopping at the good Joann’s (yes, there is a good one – they have … More It followed me home…
I have never used or even bought anything from the Liberty of London line of fabrics. However, I do know that they are a favorite among many home sewers on the internet. So I thought I would let you all know that Michael Levine is having a 2-day 20% off sale – you can get … More Liberty of London Sale!
The snake print trench coat is finally finished! Actually, it didn’t take as long as I had imagined, at least once all the pieces were cut out. Although this is probably the most complicated pattern I have used so far, just because it has so many small detail pieces: BWOF 01-2006-101B Although I made the … More Pattern Review: BWOF 01-2006-101B
Originally, my plan was to make the Vogue 7997 top first, then sew up these pants. But, well, cutting out the fabric for the Vogue pattern went so fast I thought I might as well trace and cut out the pieces for these pants too. I mean, there are only 3 pieces to trace and … More Pattern Review: BS 06-2011-114A
Alright, so I was supposed to be sewing up the coat for my sister. Of course, I really really wanted to make a dress for me for a party instead. So I did. It ended up… a little crazy though. But I like it. I just don’t know if I can wear it and not look ridiculous. … More Pattern Review: BS 05-2011-104
I have been doing a lot of talking about Burda lately, but I haven’t shown any of my projects. I thought it was about time I showed off my first Burda project ever. I discussed my introduction to Burda here. When I got the February magazine, there weren’t a lot of things I wanted to make, … More Pattern Review: BS 02-2011-106
Alright, I know there are many crazy bright print lovers out there – I am not one of them. I mean, sure, I like the prints. The look cool. But, I can’t wear them. No, no, don’t argue with me about size, scale, color – I have tried it all and it just. doesn’t. work. … More But I Can’t Wear Prints!