The clothes that define me

I have bought very very few ready to wear clothes since I started sewing over 7 years ago and most of them are jeans, coats or underwear. And this is not because I was trying to be mindful but more because I’ve never had a great relationship with clothes and not buying clothes was the…

Recoleta Dress – Itch to Stitch Designs

Hi Friends I have another new make to share with you today! This is the Recoleta Dress by Itch to stitch Designs. It is a simple little dress with an empire waist and darts. Just like my last post, my favorite feature in this dress is its simple silhouette. This is a dress that fits…

Liberty London Celeste Dress

I am so in love with my new dress! Turquoise and aqua blue are my favorite colors and to have a dress in that color in a liberty London no less is such a dream come true! I have loved this print from the first time I saw it but my happiness knew no bounds…

Celia Top – Coffee and Thread Patterns

Hi friends Happy New year!!! I hope 2021 is going to be great for all of us! I am definitely hopeful and excited to see everything that this year has in store for us. One of my first makes this year, is this lovely pattern that I tested for Olga from Coffee and thread patterns.…

Pine Cove Pajamas – Itch to Stitch Patterns

Happy Sunday friends! Today, I want to quickly share one of my recent sewing projects, the Pine Cove Pajamas by Itch to Stitch Patterns. Every year, as soon as December approaches, I am careful not to commit to sewing pattern tests or blog posts because there's so much else going on during holiday season. This…

Another Madrid Dress

Hi friends I wore my very favorite Madrid dress for thanksgiving last week and realized that I never shared it on my blog here. Even if it was just us and the kids, it was nice to dress up and take some fun family pictures. The dress is made from Viscose twill that was gifted…

Wheaton Windbreaker – Hey June Handmade

Hello friends I am bursting with happiness writing about this jacket. I feel such a sense of accomplishment and pride every time I wear it and even now as I write about it. The Wheaton Windbreaker which comes in sizes 0 - 30 is a cropped casual jacket designed for woven fabrics. It features a…

Castlepoint Skirt – Sew Beautiful Book

Hi friends We are on the sixth day of promoting patterns from Kennis Wong's Book "SEW BEAUTIFUL". The book includes 8 beautiful and stylish patterns that will help you create garments that can be worn through the year. I found the designs both beginner friendly and practical for every day wear. The patterns range from…

Fortuna Pants and Shorts – Sew Beautiful Book

Good morning friends! Blogging for the fifth day in a row?! That is definitely some sort of record on the blog here! I didn't want the week to get away before I wrote about my second favorite pattern in the book. The Fortunas are mid-rise pants that are designed for bottom weight knits and come…