Monthly Archives: November 2013

Named Jamie Jeans

You guys, I am so excited- I made jeans!  Finally!!  I know I have been threatening to make jeans for quite some time now….hoarding denim and gathering supplies.  But until recently there weren’t any patterns out that I was super excited about.  When I saw the Jamie Jeans by Named, I knew I had found my first pattern.  So here they are!DSC_0120They are not perfect, but they are pretty darn close. Continue reading

Made By Rae Washi Expansion Pack

Oh hello there!  I just discovered these pics on my desktop and realized I haven’t blogged about it yet, so I thought I would share!  Things as always have been busy around here, and I am deep into making my first pair of jeans so I thought it would be nice to come up for air for a brief moment, hehe.  I was recently asked to test the newest offering from Made By Rae, which is the Washi Expansion Pack.  A very cool idea- it includes all sorts of options to add to the original Washi dress pattern- two different peter pan collars, two bow collars, a couple different sleeves, a lining for the bodice, elastic casing in the back instead of shirring….you could mix and match these and never have the same dress twice!  I tried out the pointed peter pan collar and little pointed cap sleeves.DSC_0025*can you see the goosebumps on my arms?  It was about 40 degrees taking these out on our deck….brrrrr!

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