The Start of Summer in Christmas-Colored Chi-Town Chinos

Summer is here! Which means you're behind if you haven't made your Chi-Town Chinos yet. No, really, stop reading this and get to work on this pattern, it's that good and these shorts were SO fun to make. If you can spare an extra three minutes though, great, continue reading. It's okay, I was behind on … Continue reading The Start of Summer in Christmas-Colored Chi-Town Chinos

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The Indie Sew Spring/Summer Collection Blog Tour

I was thrilled (and floored) when Allie asked me to be part of the Indie Sew Spring/Summer Collection Blog Tour. Allie has enviable style and an undeniable knack for putting these collections together, the expertly-curated 2017 Spring/Summer collection is no exception. The collection includes dresses, tank tops, and a jean jacket to keep you warm on … Continue reading The Indie Sew Spring/Summer Collection Blog Tour

Birkins with Blue Bar Tacks – My First Adventure in Jeans Making

As I've chronicled my adventures in jeans construction over the last few weeks on social media I've received a wide range of responses. The responses from my non-sewing friends ranged from "Why are you making flare jeans?" to  "I'm obsessed with Jane Birkin and flare jeans!!!!" The feedback from my sewing friends, with respect  to … Continue reading Birkins with Blue Bar Tacks – My First Adventure in Jeans Making