Longtime readers of this blog should know that when Mother Nature turns up the thermostat, I tend to reach for my loose, breezy patterns. The Grainline Penny Raglan was a favorite of mine last summer and once again I find myself turning to it for my ultimate summer dress: I will be the first to… Read More It’s Getting Hot in Here! — the Penny Dress
We interrupt this year’s Back to Basics series to bring you … Sew the Show!! That’s right, Becca and I decided to revive this fun series. If you’re a Sew the Show newbie, the rules are simple. Just pick your favorite show, sew an outfit inspired by that show, and share it with all of… Read More Sew the Show Returns!
This is it! The last installment in this round of t-shirt hacks. And we’re wrapping it up with a simple hem modification — as I’ve said before, changing hemlines is possibly the easiest way to mix up a pattern. Today we’re simply adding a band to finish the bottom of our t-shirt.
I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend! We had a fantastic 6th birthday party at our house (birthday parties are always better when scheduled over happy hour and include adult beverages for the parents 🙂 ), did some major closet cleaning and spent some quality time at the pool. All in all, a great summer… Read More Tutorial: How to change a scoop neck to a cowl neck
Happy Friday! Man, this daily posting thing is tough. But I did manage to eek out my fifth t-shirt hack for the week, turning a straight hem into a split hem. This particular hack is simple enough that you don’t even have to alter your flat pattern pieces. The hack is primarily in the construction,… Read More Tutorial: How to change a straight hem to a split hem