New Look Cape

New Look Cape

In 2015 I bought some really beautiful 100% pure virgin wool in the perfect shade of grey. The fabric was expensive - the most expensive I've ever purchased, so I really hesitated when deciding how much to buy. I knew it would be perfect for a winter jacket, but didn't have a pattern or an [...]

Inspiration

Inspiration

I belong to the Atlanta chapter of the American Sewing Guild. The annual meeting was this past weekend, and the guest speaker was Sarah Gunn.   Sarah is well known in sewing circles as the blogger behind Goodbye Valentino. I'm paraphrasing her story, but about five years ago she got tired of spending huge dollars on [...]

Fall Sewing Plan

Fall Sewing Plan

Now that we're pretty much settled into the new house, I need to get back into some routines. I've got a bunch of sewing projects lined up, and am going to set aside time every week to complete some. I'm hoping that posting all of these projects will stop me from buying more fabric and [...]