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…

Marcel Dresses – Chalk and Notch Patterns

Hi friends I have so many fun pictures to share with you today. The Marcel dress & Tank Top by Chalk and Notch patterns is such a fun and breezy sun dress that's easy to sew, and easy to wear. It's a woven dress pattern that comes in sizes 0 -24 in two cup sizes.…

Seaforth Pants – Hey June Patterns

Hi friends These new Seaforth Pants by Hey June are going to be such a big part of my summer wardrobe this year. They are comfortable, the right amount of fitted, and do not look like pajamas as elasticized pants sometimes tend to be. The zippered welt pockets, the slight shaping of the legs, the wide waistband,…

Crew Trousers and Outfits

Hi friends Another blog post in the same week?! I am surprised too but I did something fun this weekend and really wanted to document it, hence this bog post! Crew Trousers! I tested this pattern a few months ago but never actually took pictures because I was waiting to make a Fringe top to…