Marlborough Bra Review

I posted this pattern review on the Curvy Sewing Collective today. I’m reposting it here with a few additional thoughts at the end!  Bra-making: It’s so rewarding when it works, and so frustrating when it doesn’t! I started bra-making last summer by taking a weekend class with the Fairy Bra Mother, and since then I’ve made … More Marlborough Bra Review

Concord Cardigan

In my recent round-up of all my Cashmerette makes, I mentioned that I had this cardigan cut and and in progress… well, it very nearly got chucked out, but in the end, I think it works! A couple weeks ago the temperatures dropped, and I immediately went and bought at least 10m of sweater knit … More Concord Cardigan

PSA: Did you know Minerva Crafts ships internationally for £5.99?

I sure didn’t! Let me back up a minute. It all started when my husband mentioned last month that he’d ordered some comics from the UK that turned out to have MUCH cheaper shipping than buying from America. My ears perked up, because when I order from the States, shipping is often almost the same … More PSA: Did you know Minerva Crafts ships internationally for £5.99?

Muse Natalie Dress

Hello there! Like my new dress? It’s the Natalie dress by Muse Patterns, which I’ve been eying since it was released a few years ago, wondering if those gathers would be friend or foe! The answer? Both! Here’s a close-up, because I know the print it hiding ALL the detail. Basically, there are seams in the … More Muse Natalie Dress

Comino Blouse

I’ve been really into boxy and flowing tops this year… but as we head back into the school year, I felt like maybe I should make a few more polished items. I’ve been obsessing about sewing neckline keyholes lately, so I combined the two goals into one top! The pattern is one of my all-time … More Comino Blouse

Wardrobe Padding

I cleaned out my summer scraps from the sewing room the other day – aka. the huge pile of scraps from everything I’ve sewn over the last 3 months! In the process, I finished up some WIPs and sewed some scrap busters. Sewing scraps is almost like tidying, right? First up, a Maria Denmark Day-to-Night … More Wardrobe Padding