Calvin/Zadie mashup

Pattern True Bias Ogden Calvin wrap dress + Paper Theory Zadie jumpsuit How many times have I used this pattern?: First time mixing these patterns; I had previously made a short-sleeved Zadie jumpsuit so I had a jumping off point for sizing.  Fabric/Fabric Cost Rayon/poplin print- abstract spots- black Where’s it from?: Stonemountain and Daughter […]

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Suki Robe

Pattern Helen’s Closet Suki Robe, view B How many times have I used this pattern?: First time! Fabric/Fabric Cost Black and white linen “illustrated blocks”; organic yarn-dyed linen in black Where’s it from?: Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics Total yardage: 3.25 total yards Fabric cost: $72.07 Notions/Notions Cost Thread: $3 Sizing and Alterations I cut a […]

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Ogden/Carolyn Pajamas #2

Pattern True Bias Ogden Cami + Closet Case Patterns Carolyn pajama pants How many times have I used this pattern?: I’ve made the Ogden about 6 times; the Carolyn pants just once.  Fabric/Fabric Cost Brussels washer linen/rayon yarn dyed in Blue Jay Where’s it from?: Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics Total yardage: 2 yards Fabric cost: $25.09 […]

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Ogden/Carolyn pajamas

Pattern True Bias Ogden Cami + Closet Case Patterns Carolyn pajama shorts How many times have I used this pattern?: I’ve made the Ogden about 6 times; the Carolyn shorts just once.  Fabric/Fabric Cost Rose striped double gauze Where’s it from?: Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics Total yardage: 2 yards Fabric cost: $23.39 Notions/Notions Cost Thread, […]

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True Bias Southport

Pattern True Bias Southport dress, view A How many times have I used this pattern?: First time! Fabric/Fabric Cost Viscose/linen noil in Rooibos Where’s it from?:  Blackbird Fabrics Total yardage:  1.5 meters Fabric cost: $19.03 Notions/Notions Cost Copper 1/2″ buttons x 5 (Joann) Sizing and Alterations I graded from a 4 at the bust, to […]

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Wardrobe planning

I’ve been on an extended overseas trip for almost 3 weeks, visiting family in South America and reaping the benefits of having my mother-in-law watch the baby while I screw around on Instagram and eat ice cream.  All this scrolling has really opened my mind to the world of wardrobe planning, and being more meaningful […]

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2019 in Review

Time for a year end round up! ME-MADES COMPLETED THIS YEAR My sewing output for 2019 was really surprising! I averaged 2 garments a month. I feel like this is A TON given the fact I have a 16 month-old baby trying to play with needles and rotary cutters every time I go into my […]

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#Ogdenhack: Slip dress

Pattern: True Bias Ogden cami Fabric: Tencel chambray in dark blue (1.5 yards, Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics). Lined with silky blue lining fabric (1.5 yards, Joann) Sizing & alterations: I cut the Ogden cami at a size 6 bust and extended the length and hip measurement to match my measurements for the NL6510. I did […]

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Simplicity 8830 shirtdress

I love Big 4 patterns! I love Mimi G patterns! This one is no exception. Pattern: Simplicity 8830, view A Fabric: Lady McElroy tencel lawn in “Garden Paradise” (1.5 yards, Stonemountain & Daughter). Lined with marshmallow stretch lining fabric (1.5 yards, Joann) Notions: Pellon featherweight interfacing; 3/8″ gold buttons x 11 Sizing & alterations: I […]

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A special Roscoe dress

I bought the fabric for this dress on a trip to Mood in New York when I was about 8 weeks pregnant. It sat in my stash for a while and mentally morphed into dozens of different projects. I finally settled on a modified Roscoe dress– and the special fabric debuted at my baby’s first […]

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