It was so exciting to get the chance to test the new and improved size range from True Bias, especially because the first pattern released was the Lodo Dress! I had actually purchased this pattern several years ago in the old size range and attempted to grad it up, but it had some fit issues… Continue reading True Bias Lodo- New Size Range!
Hi, Friends! My first blog post as a contributor to the Minerva.com blog is live. I know many of you have been wanting details on this pattern, so click over for all the info. I was super thrilled with both this free pattern, the Everyday Dress from In the Folds for Peppermint Magazine, and this… Continue reading In the Folds for Peppermint Magazine Everyday Dress
Hi, friends! I'm here today to share my tester version of the new Pisco Dress (and tank) from SBCC patterns. After struggling with fit for many years, testing the Harvey Shirt a couple of months ago was a major breakthrough for me: I learned that I am, in fact, petite from the bust to the… Continue reading SBCC Pisco Dress Tester Version
I had a fancy-ish event to attend a couple of weeks ago and despite telling myself that I absolutely, under no circumstances, needed a new dress, I was sitting in my office late Friday afternoon and inspiration struck. I had just gotten a 5 yard end of bolt deal on this fabric from LA Finch… Continue reading Seamwork Gene Dress
Friends! I am so excited to share my latest York Pinafore with you AND to let you know that I am teaching a sewing class! WOOOOOO. From interacting with folks in both online and in real life, it has really become more and more apparent to me how important it is to make sure that… Continue reading York Pinafore Class at Hip Stitch Albuquerque!
I'm not going to lie, when Helen first released the York Pinafore, I though to myself "what a strange garment". It seems like pinafores might be a trendy garment elsewhere, but it takes a while for trends to reach us here in New Mexico. However, over the course of the last year, I somehow developed… Continue reading York Pinafore V1
I made this Cashmerette Pembroke about a month ago and it has been worn at least once a week since, so I would say this pattern is a real winner! I've made one other version out of fleece for lounging, but I think I could use way more every day versions of this pattern. Its… Continue reading Cashmerette Pembroke