This pattern has quietly become one of my TNTs. And surprisingly, I've never reviewed or blogged about it. But it's definitely a favourite and one I feel confident will always work. Kwik Sew 3658 is a pullover top (or dress) with a front v-opening and drapey collar. Over the past few years, I've purchased a [...]
I sewed the Maven Patterns French Dart Shift dress for Atlanta Frocktails.
My blood has thinned after 15 years in the southern U.S. and I now wear sweaters when it's 12C. Which means I now sew proper sweaters, not just cardigans to stop the chill of the a/c. The Sew House Seven Toaster Sweater is widely reviewed and an Instagram favourite. Leigh at Topstitch Studio & Lounge convinced [...]
In my work life, there is a single constant - professional garb. Trousers, button-down shirts, and jackets have been my wardrobe staples. But times have changed - workplaces are more casual. More than that, I'm learning what I want to wear and it isn't what's in my closet. So it's time to work on workwear. Inspiration [...]
I've been ogling choker tunics and dresses since last summer, and finally had the right fabric and pattern. Simplicity 8425 is a very simply designed tunic or dress with a choker style collar, long sleeves, and 22" zip in the back. I'm at a point in my life where I like covering my neck - [...]