One Seam at a Time

Making Statement Sleeves Stand Out

Making Statement Sleeves Stand Out

Statement sleeves are a huge, pun intended, trend right now.  So I thought I'd share a quick tutorial on how to give a little extra stand out power...

Walking Into Summer

Walking Into Summer

With the temperatures finally climbing up here in Canada, I'm really looking forward to navigating the heat in my loose and statement sleeved Milly...

Here's to BIG Sleeves

Here's to BIG Sleeves

It was time to crawl out of 2020 and start something new.  And by new, I mean a brand new sewing pattern.  I wanted something easy fitting.  A quic...

Reducing Volume in the Willow Sleeve

Reducing Volume in the Willow Sleeve

  Hello Fellow Sewists!  Back in January, I launched my newsletter.  In it I said it was time for a fresh new way of looking at sewing for self.  I...

Say Hello to Karolina!

Say Hello to Karolina!

I am super excited about this dress pattern!  I think this dress can certainly be classified as a beginner sewing pattern.  There are no inset sl...

Sewing the Evi Dress for Summer

Sewing the Evi Dress for Summer

Hello All! How is your Spring sewing going?  I wanted to share my latest pattern hack for the Evi dress.  This one is in a pretty cotton eyelet in ...

Me Made May

Me Made May

What a month it has been!  Congratulations to Zoe from  SoZo on your amazing 10 year anniversary of Me Made May!!  Last year was the first year th...

Pattern Hacking the Iris Top

Pattern Hacking the Iris Top

This experiment was inspired by one of my Instagram followers who went ahead and totally disregarded my instructions to sew the Iris top in a wove...

4 Spring 2019 Trends for Your Handmade Wardrobe

4 Spring 2019 Trends for Your Handmade Wardrobe

Love them or hate them runway fashion trends influence the silhouettes you'll be coveting next season, and the colours and prints of the fabrics ...

Hello A0!

Hello A0!

Say Hello to A0 copy shop formatting!

Sewing 101: SERGING... 2 Easy Rules for Better Serging

Sewing 101: SERGING... 2 Easy Rules for Better Serging

In a quest to have our sewing projects look more "professional" and less "home sewn", let's talk about serging, or overlocking seams. I have a very...

Irises in January

Irises in January

Hello Everyone! Happy New Sewing Year!!  With my first post of 2019 II'd like to send out a big heartfelt thank you to all of my followers who have...