For a recent football game at Purdue, I needed a clutch that measured 6.5″ w x 4.5″ h in order to meet their stadium regulations. I didn’t have one, so I decided to sew one with materials I had on … Continue reading
I was given several yards of floral fabric and since I had soo much just had to make a very full skirt reminiscent of a prairie look. I used the skirt pattern from Vogue Pattern V8766.
I bought two yards of crepe de chine in teal and black from JoAnn Fabric last Fall. I’ve made Vogue Pattern V8870 several times so I knew that fabric would work well with the construction and what to expect with … Continue reading
It was a very hot Saturday on June 30th and I wanted a top that I would feel comfortable biking in, going to a fest, and meeting my cousin for drinks in the West Loop. I used scraps … Continue reading
I saw this pink to purple ombre at JoAnn’s and knew immediately I wanted to create a dress with a fitted bodice on top and a long gathered skirt. The stripes have a silvery sheen in the thread. I ended … Continue reading
I constructed this black ink splotch version of M6744 in almost the same way as the vibrant version. To cinch the waist I used black elastic on the exterior instead of creating a casing. The fabric is lightweight lycra without … Continue reading
So sometimes I am able to make something cool with scraps, and other times, I just need a couple of yards of fabric from JoAnn’s and it makes the process a lot simpler! I reused McCall’s Pattern M6744 and made … Continue reading
I finished sewing these over Memorial Day weekend but didn’t get a chance to post them until now. Which means for the month of May, I’ve still hit my goal of sewing atleast 1 garment per month. Yay! Working thru … Continue reading
Working thru more of the scraps from last year’s Vogue Fabric Warehouse Sale. This teal fabric was one that I disregarded at first in the piles of fabric on the table. But then as I was digging thru the piles, … Continue reading
On Sunday I finished this jacket made of leftover black denim and black/white tweed. I put a t-shirt on the dress form to finish the look. Excited to wear it!