Two Looks in One:Butterick 6244

More chartreuse!

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Chartreuse Suit Styled 4 Ways

I apologize if you’re tired of seeing this suit, but this is my last post on it! I just want to show you that a bold color, like chartreuse, can probably be worked into your wardrobe. You can pair a bright color with neutrals or for even more of an impact style it with other…

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Statement Suit: Butterick 6523

I actually completed this suit right before the end of the year as it was my December Fabricista blog post. So you can check it out more of my thoughts on the fabric here and scroll below for more pics and my pattern review. I’m really happy with this suit! Butterick 6523 is an OOP pattern,…

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It’s Fall Yall! Cardigans

It took a while for fall temps to hit the southeast, but I think autumn here to stay. The month of October started off unseasonably warm in the mid 90s, however temps in the last two weeks have hovered (mainly) in the 60-70 degree range. I always say summer is my favorite season to sew…

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Boyfriend Cardigan – SewSewDef Annie

Mimi G releases so many patterns and sewalongs that I love. That’s why there is always something of hers on my to-sew list, like this Annie cardigan. I’ve been meaning to sew this up for months. So the only good thing about this cold weather staying around it is gave me time to sew and…

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Statement Blazer – Closet Case Jasika

My proudest make yet!

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Made by a Fabricista: Butterick 6385

I think I’ve decided I need to make one wool winter coat a year.

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Bold Striped Duster: Simplicity 8546

I love the style of shirtdresses, but I very rarely wear them. For one they are usually made with cotton fabric and I hate to iron (which is one of the reasons I love to sew with knits). Also since I’ve started sewing they’ve just seemed like to much work to make…collars, cuffs, buttons and…

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Window Pane Cape: McCalls 6209

I knew I had to have this window pane ponte knit from Fabric Mart as soon as I saw it. My only question was which of the three color ways to order; dark teal, dusty pink and maroon/magenta. All of which are sold out, sorry. Obviously, I went with the dark teal. I knew I…

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Houndstooth Wrap Cardigan : McCalls 7262

I’ve made this pattern three times, but this is the first one for me!

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Winter (Navy) Blues: Made by a Fabricista Guest Post

I’m so excited to share my latest project with you, because this Clare coat is my very first *REAL* coat.

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Madeline Ballet Sweater by Laela Jeyne

I had the pleasure to test the Madeline Ballet Sweater from Laela Jeyne Patterns newly released “Family Photos” collection. This sweater is a versatile layering piece you’ll want to add to your fall wardrobe. The look of this crop length wrap top sweater that brings to mind a ballerina in training. Three options closure are…

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Pattern Review’s Sewing Bee Round 3

Statement vs Classic Bomber. This reversible bomber jacket does dual duty switching from a bold colorful standout piece to a familiar timeless staple. My Round 3 entry for Pattern Review’s Sewing Bee.

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What I’ve sewn – 2017 first quarter recap

I’ve completed and blogged about 15 sewing projects so far in 2017!

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Quilted Floral Knit Bomber – McCalls 7100

In my  Fall/Winter To Sew List I told y’all I was in love with bomber jackets. I had started three at the time of that post. I have since completed those three but you can read here and here about what happened with those if you missed it. So though this is the fourth bomber jacket…

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Twinning: Ankara Bombers FAIL

I had the great idea back in the fall of 2016 to sew a matching set of bomber jackets. I mentioned it in my Fall/Winter To Sew List post. Bomber jackets are always in style but they are definitely on trend right now! The options for bomber jackets are endless! First the fabric choices; satin, knits, suede, velvet,…

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Striped Duster – Fabricista Post

Have you ever run out to buy a pattern with the intention to make it right away, but then you get side tracked and days become weeks that become months? Well, that is what happened with early fall pattern, Simplicity 8177. I purchased this pattern this summer with plans to make it right away for…

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