Caladium Jumpsuit – A gift!

Hi I've been waiting to write about this make for so long, I'm having trouble gathering my thoughts in order. Emily from replicatethendeviate sent me this ikea linen sheet last summer when we were both testing a pattern. This white 100% linen is scrumptiously soft and delightfully wrinkly and I had about 2.5 yards of…

Emerson Crop Pants and a Marcel Tank

Consistency is my biggest motivating factor, and I am working hard on being consistent in writing and posting. I feel disorganized when I post sporadically but get anxious when I post too much. But I am trying to remember that this is where I speak and analyze my thoughts out loud, process them and document…

Floral Naras and a refashioned Button up blouse

Sewing the Nara pants set me on such an interesting exciting pants making journey. It opened up a category of clothing for me that didn’t exist before and helped complete my understanding of how I can define my style. I've always loved the things that I've made and they've contributed immensely to the development of…

Lucerne Shirt Hack

Hello, I am so happy to be hosting Hey June June this year. Hey June patterns was one of the first patterns I purchased when I started sewing for myself. They are some of the first patterns that come to mind when I want to copy a ready to wear garment. The instructions whether it…

Pomona Pants and Crystal Cove Cami

I was almost going to title this blogpost "Dressing up for me" following my more recent blog posts as I continue to discover clothing and choices that make sense to me. The discovery and therefore the decisions revolving around sewing and dressing up has been interesting, liberating, exciting and reassuring. One of the things I…

Nara Pants and a cropped Wren Blouse

It's almost the middle of may and I am most surprised at my consistency in participating in me made may on instagram. I'll save my reflections from me made May, 2021 for a different day but today I just want to say how interesting this journey has been so far. I love how sewing lets…

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…