I focusing on sewing wardrobe basics - those pieces that will go with anything in the closet. This is the first piece in a set of coordinates.
I've admired this pattern for a long time and it was on my wish list. When Pattern Review offered me a free pattern as a thank you for managing a contest, I finally got my Kalle! The Closet Case Kalle is another one of those patterns that shows up regularly on Instagram. I follow and post under the [...]
I suppose this classifies as a tunic, but it's the fabric that I really love this time around. The pattern I used is Vogue 9348, a tunic with overlay options. I chose the plain version without overlay. The top has "kimono" style sleeves, a slash front opening and a stand up collar, and [...]
Pattern I've got a thing about tunics. I'm casting a more critical eye on my wardrobe, and the simple, casual lines of a tunic work over skirts or pants. I found McCall's 7360 earlier this year and was drawn to it because of the henley collar. It's designed for wovens, which is a rarity because I [...]
In the past couple of weeks, I've somehow managed to acquire a lot of fabric. First there was a trip home to Canada, then I attended the annual conference for the American Sewing Guild, and finally, I was tempted by Fabric Mart Fabrics. Rather than write a zillion words about my acquisitions and plans, I [...]