One Seam at a Time

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...

Ready, Set, SHOP!!

Ready, Set, SHOP!!

  It's that time of the year again!  Time to set aside the Thanksgiving dinner plans for a little bit of indulgent sewing project planning.  The ...

Introducing the Evi Dress Pattern

Introducing the Evi Dress Pattern

Hello Everyone! Allow me to introduce the Evi dress!  I love this deceptively simple but oh so not boring dress.  The Evi is v-necked with...

Leone Coat Sew-Along 2: Prep

Leone Coat Sew-Along 2: Prep

Hi Everyone!  Before we talk about prep I'd like to take a minute and mention that I am going to try to use as much contrast fusing and thread as I...

Leone Coat Sew-Along 1: Choosing Fabric

Leone Coat Sew-Along 1: Choosing Fabric

Part 1 of your Leone Sew-Along and how to choose the right fabric.

Say Hello to Leone!

Say Hello to Leone!

Summer was fun but lets be honest, whether we like it or not, Fall is coming.  Personally, after a hot, hot summer I'm finding myself looking forwa...

Introducing Sewing 101

Introducing Sewing 101

Sewing 101 Fundamentals.  Where I'll teach you how I was taught to sew in Design School.

Introducing Iris and Willow: Your New Sewing Patterns

Introducing Iris and Willow: Your New Sewing Patterns

Even though Spring has yet to make an appearance where I'm writing from, I thought it was time to start thinking about loose breezy spring tops.  A...

Self Made Bias Tape and Necklines

Self Made Bias Tape and Necklines

To celebrate my soon to be launched first pattern, YIKES!, I though I'd show you how I use self made bias tape to finish a neckline exactly as my ...