Searching for the Perfect Summer Tank: Jalie 3245 and Santa Fe

Earlier this month, I mentioned that I’m looking for a TNT summer tank pattern. Itch To Stitch Lago wasn’t right for me, so I thought I’d mention a few patterns I already love! First up, the Hey June Santa Fe! This was my favourite pattern last summer, and I love all those versions still. It’s … More Searching for the Perfect Summer Tank: Jalie 3245 and Santa Fe

Winslow Culottes!

This summer, I’m determined to experiment with fun trousers styles. There has to be more to life than skinny jeans, right? After a lively discussion on my blog, I decided to start with the Winslow Culottes by Helen’s Closet. I did some pattern testing for Helen this winter, so she sent me the pattern to try out, … More Winslow Culottes!

Searching for the Perfect Summer Tank: Testing the Lago Tank

Spoiler: This is not my perfect summer tank. In fact, I had enough issues with this pattern as a tester that I almost didn’t blog about it… but several people have mentioned the pattern to me, and I thought I might as well point out what alterations I needed, and who might actually love this … More Searching for the Perfect Summer Tank: Testing the Lago Tank

Checking-In on your Wardrobe Colour Palette with Me-Made May

If you took part in Me-Made May, then you’ve probably taken a whole bunch of selfies this month…Today I’ve got two ways to reassess your wardrobe colour palette using Me-Made May photos! Do you really wear the colours you love?  First, I tried using an online palette generator to auto-create a palette from my pictures. To … More Checking-In on your Wardrobe Colour Palette with Me-Made May

How Do Accessories Play Into Your Wardrobe Colour Palette?

A good wardrobe colour palette starts with the fabrics you buy and sew… but it doesn’t end there! Accessories like shoes, scarves, necklaces and other jewellery can help accentuate your colour palette, or tone it down as needed. As I look through my pictures from the last few years of sewing, it’s clear that I’m accessorising … More How Do Accessories Play Into Your Wardrobe Colour Palette?