Pattern Review

Office-Appropriate Pajamas — My Kielo Dress

Sewists are all about secret pajamas, amiright?  I mean, if you can make your own clothes, why not make an easy-to-wear dress out of a super comfy rayon jersey that feels like it was made for wrapping up soft baby skin? That’s the perfect combination that I just happened to hit on with this Kielo… Read More Office-Appropriate Pajamas — My Kielo Dress

Pattern Review, Two-Piece Set

Two-Piece Setacular Part 2: The Vanamo Top

Welcome again to my Two-Piece Setacular!  Today I have part 2, my Vanamo top. So as I mentioned on Tuesday, this is the top from the Named Vanamo Two-Piece Cocktail dress, which was released with their SS 2014 collection. My tentative plan is to use Vanamo for my dress for my brother’s wedding in September,… Read More Two-Piece Setacular Part 2: The Vanamo Top

Pattern Review

Dakota Shawl Collar Dress: A Pattern Review

I posted by Project Sewn LBD post yesterday, so here is my official pattern review of the pattern I used, the Dakota Shawl Collar Dress from Named Patterns: Pattern: Dakota Shawl Collar Dress from Named Patterns Size: 40 (US size 8). Fit: The fit is really good.  This dress is designed to fit loose, which was perfect considering the current… Read More Dakota Shawl Collar Dress: A Pattern Review

Project Sewn

Project Sewn: The Little Black Dress

Project Sewn Season 2 has officially begun! If you haven’t yet, hop on over there and vote for your favorite look. There are some great LBDs — I had a very hard time choosing between my two favorite. I really wanted to participate in the community sew along during season 1 of Project Sewn, but… Read More Project Sewn: The Little Black Dress