The Anna Dress, from By Hand London was one of those patterns that I thought I would make eventually, but hadn’t had the right fabric/pattern inspiration yet. What comes first for you? For me, I usually have a bunch of patterns floating around in my head that I am waiting for inspiration to make…I see a certain fabric and bam! Inspiration strikes. Or sometimes I see something in RTW on Pinterest or whatever, and I see immediately a pattern that will work, and then go on a mad fabric search. It can be hard when I have something very specific in mind. Usually I move on to something else until I can find a good match. I very rarely start with the fabric first- but that is what happened here. Continue reading
When I saw the first previews of this pattern I knew I would be making these pants. These are the Hudson Pants– the first pattern from Kelli of True Bias. I was so excited to see that she was making a pattern; I’ve always admired her style. When she asked me to test the pattern I was thrilled because I knew I would be buying it anyway 🙂 Continue reading
A while back I ordered some cotton/silk fabric from the Wiksten Spoonflower shop. I made a Grainline Scout tee (see here). I’ve worn it a lot and had a bit of the fabric left over, so I thought I would try to eke out a tank for summer. I had to add a center seam to the back, but I had just enough!I used the Megan Nielsen Eucalypt tank/dress pattern, which has become a staple for me. Continue reading
I made the long sleeve version first, and pretty much wore it every day after it was finished so I made a short sleeve version as well…Worn with my Sewaholic Saltspring dress- I have been wearing this so much since the weather warmed up- I need to make another one!
I love cardigans and have been wearing both of these constantly! Continue reading