Personalizing The Desmond Roll TopBackpack: Sew My Style

This month we took a break from garments and have been making backpacks. the two featured patterns are the Raspberry Rucksack from Sarah Kirsten, and the Desmond Roll Top Backpack from Taylor Tailor. I’m making the Desmond as a gift for my dad and it made me think about personalization options. Making something my own…

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Rethinking Lingerie – Sew My Style August 2019

August was lingerie month for Sew My Style. I was pretty excited but also nervous about sewing lingerie. I started out with great plans to make multiple items, but ultimately I did not make anything. Part of this was due to a lot of life changes, but part of it was due to my struggle…

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Styling The Como

Hey y’all! It’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you…without a dope blog to step to… This month’s theme for #SewMyStyle2019 is the cardigan. We have two awesome options: The Como cardigan from Style Arc and the Blackwood cardigan from Helen’s Closet. Paulette and I are making the Como while Jess and Mac…

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Everybody Pants Now

I really hope you read the title to the tune of “Everybody Dance Now” by C+C Music Factory. If not, go listen to it and meet me back here. I also hope you’re a Parks and Rec fan and remember when Leslie Knope sang that line. Its January and I’m making pants!!! In 2018 I…

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2019 Make Nine

So I learned about the make nine challenge in late 2017 and it seemed pretty cool. I chose nine patterns that I planned to make in 2018 based off the sewing patterns I already owned or had seen other people make. It was pretty early in my sewing journey so I didn’t put too much…

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