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…

Carlsbad Cardigan – Sew Beautiful Book

Hey friends The Carlsbad Cardigan is the fourth pattern in Kennis Wong's book SEW BEAUTIFUL. The book has 8 simple and elegant patterns along with beginner friendly instructions and tips on how to make stylish handmade clothing for yourself. The beauty and simplicity of these patterns appeal to me and my everyday life. These are…

Prague Top – Sew Beautiful Book

Hi friends, Today I'm sharing the third pattern from Kennis Wong's book SEW BEAUTIFUL: MAKE STYLISH HANDMADE CLOTHING WITH SIMPLE STITCH-AND-WEAR PATTERNS. The book which includes 8 stylish and beautiful beginner-friendly patterns is now available for preorder on Amazon here and will be released on Dec 8, 2020. If you want to take a look at my makes from…

Taktsang Dolman Wrap – Sew Beautiful Book

Hi friends, I am so happy to share my Taktsang Dolman wrap with you today. If you haven't already heard, this is the second pattern from Kennis's new book  SEW BEAUTIFUL: MAKE STYLISH HANDMADE CLOTHING WITH SIMPLE STITCH-AND-WEAR PATTERNS. The book is available for preorder on Amazon here and will be released on Dec 8,…

Mornington Dress – Sew Beautiful Book

Hello friends, I’m so excited to share my Mornington linen dress with you. As you might’ve already heard, this is one of 8 patterns from Kennis’s book Sew Beautiful: Make Stylish Handmade Clothing with Simple Stitch-and-Wear Patterns. The book is now available for preorder on Amazon here and will be released on Dec 8, 2020.…

Vero Beach Set – Hey June Handmade

Hi friends I have another pattern to share with you today. Two actually, because it’s a set! The Vero Beach Set is a hoodie and shorts set. The patterns are for woven fabrics and can be made in a range of fabrics from fabrics with drape such as rayon to fabrics with structure like chambray…

Opal Pants – Pattern Test for Megan Nielsen Patterns

Hi friends The Opal pants by Megan Nielsen  were the first pair of pants I made this year. I was so thrilled to have been able to test this pattern. Incidentally, seven years ago, it was with Megan’s tutorials that I first began my foray into women’s sewing. The majority of 2013 was spent pouring…