Hello friends! I'm super excited to share this post with you - it's been in the making for a bit now. I had the opportunity to use two fantastic spandex-based fabrics from Pine Crest Fabrics, which are a great choice for making athletic items: Olympus (available on Fabric.com in fun prints!) and Virtue (available on Fabric.com). First, Olympus. … Continue reading Pine Crest Fabrics Activewear
It's that time again - for the surprise fabric box! This month's BeeBox comprised of 2 yards of Vinegar and Honey's custom brushed poly. Which I (not so) promptly used to make these leggings! As somewhat "boring" as leggings are, I actually haven't made a non-solid pair for myself in quite some time. I went … Continue reading October BeeBox -VHCO
Happy Saturday! In light of the annoyingly cold Chicago "spring", I've been sewing a lot of items which can be layered for the seasons. Coming up tonight are the Grainline Studio Driftless and Penny Raglan! I've been obsessed with the Driftless since it was released around this time last year. I've always liked wearing cardigans, … Continue reading More Driftless Cardigans & Penny Raglan
Hello again! I hope the holiday season was a fun time for you all. I spent a bit of time in Germany and Ireland, which was awesome. Unfortunately I wasn't able to bring home any fabric, since all of the fabric stores I found were already closed for Christmas. Oh well...I survived! January has been … Continue reading Cardigan Week!
Hello fellow sewing enthusiasts! Here I am again with yet another raglan; my third and final installment for Raglan Week. This time I used the Patterns for Pirates Relaxed Raglan, and again the Add-on Pack for the hood and also the front pocket. I used some amazing sweater knit that I got from someone local who … Continue reading Raglan Week – Part 3
I'm so excited to share these next four pieces! I am obsessed with florals, especially for fall wardrobes. Something about the bright colors will hopefully keep the impending doom snow at bay? Maybe? Probably wishful thinking. It was about 80 degrees when I took these today, so I'm definitely still feeling the summer vibes here … Continue reading Leggings & Laundry