Since I decided to sew and wear more tunics this fall, I need some truly opaque leggings. I don’t know why this is such a hard thing to find in RTW or fabric stores! Currently, my only pair of public-worthy leggings-as-pants are some jeggings I made with fabric I found locally. (It was $5/m, so … More Reviewing jeggings fabric from L’Oiseau, and some tips on sewing leggings!
A shorter version of this post first appeared on the Cali Fabrics blog, and I received some of the fabric in return for being part of their blogging team! I’m not fooling anyone with these secret pyjamas… but I do think everyone will envy me for looking so dang comfortable! I decided over the summer … More Secret Pyjamas That Aren’t Very Secret
Earlier this year I made a Tried’N’True Pattern section in my blog header, showcasing a few of my favourite pattern, like the Cashemette Concord and the Closet Case Pattern Ginger jeans. It’s time to add another pattern to the TNT Hall of Fame, and I thought I’d do a little post about it as well! … More TNT Patterns: Hey June Santa Fe Overview
Wow! You guys had so many interesting opinions that I just had to do a part 2 post, synthesising all the comments I had on the blog and my related Instagram post and stories! Pro-Blog Arguments: More depth and detail. Personally this is why I think blogs will always be around. More enduring content. Instagram … More Instagram Vs. Blogging: Part 2!
Through the process of bringing the Sewcialists back to life, it’s been interesting to see the pros and cons of Instagram vs. blogging. I thought it would be neat to start a discussion about it here – and I’d love to know your perspectives in the comments! Let’s go behind the veil, shall we? I … More Instagram Vs. Blogging: Which is better for building a community?
This post originally appeared on the Curvy Sewing Collective for Pattern Hacking Month in August 2017, but I know not all of my readers are curvy and follow that site, so I wanted to repost it here! Is there anything more versatile than a cardigan? Winter, summer, at the office or on a breezy evening, … More Four Cardigan Hacks
I love this dress. It’s my ideal combo of too-crazy-to-be-sold-in-stores but still comfy, bright and cute! I would wear this to work or to a music festival, and feel badass either way. Ready to see all it’s billowy cocoon glory? I’ve had this cocoon shape stuck in my head since rewatching Amanda Valentine’s season on … More Tribute Month – More Marcy!
This is an outfit so simple I almost didn’t blog it… but basics TNTs are the core of my wardrobe, so let’s take a look at my newest combination! After sewing tunics for my mom, I decided I needed one myself. This is a Hey June Santa Fe, lengthened as much as my fabric would … More Super Simple Basics
Time for another Tribute Month project! Marcy aka. Oonaballoona needs no introduction – she is probably one of the most recognisable bloggers around, with one of the most distinctive styles. Marcy was the inspiration for the Sewcialists Oonapalooza month, back in 2014. We had so much fun getting inspired by Marcy that we decided the … More Tribute Month: Marcy from Oonaballona
Well hello! Remember when I sewed this “perfect summer maxi” and declared you’d be seeing a lot more of them on the blog? Well, August hit and I hadn’t made another yet, so I decided this recently-purchased ITY should immediately become a dress. I didn’t want the two dresses to be exactly the same (my closet … More Another Perfect Summer Sundress!