Cedar Dolman Dress

Every year my family takes pictures for our Christmas card. We start with a color scheme and go from there. This year we chose orange, brown, and blue. After searching my closet for something to wear, I decided this was the perfect opportunity to make something new. My sister’s coworker and family friend Shotwell used…

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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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Maywood Totepack Love

While sewing garments is my first love, making bags is a very close second. I didn’t know how much fun it could be. It’s that excitement you get when you try on a freshly sewn shirt, except you can use it everyday for the foreseeable future without judgement. I made a modified Fremont tote back…

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The Ali Sweatshirt Is Bae

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but making sweatshirts is so delightful. Yeah that was cheesy but it’s me. As I’m adapting to weather in New England I’ve started to really examine my wardrobe. I have winter clothing but not a lot of REAL winter clothing. I lived in the south for many years so…

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