Scrap busting series part 3: The Calvin Wrap top

Hey y'all! Back again! And we're keeping the scrap busting train moving! So, the third garment in my series is the Calvin wrap top pattern by True Bias. I had the opportunity to test the pattern over the Summer and fell in love with how easy, and little amount of fabric I had to use…

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Scrapbusting Series Part 2: A Striped Turtleneck

Hello friends! Long time no see, right? Well, I kind of decided to do the scrapbusting series by the seat of my pants....without completely realizing that I would have to sew a lot of stuff. I know it seems like the obvious answer, but I always seem to think that there are little elves that…

Scrapbusting Series Part 1: The Lou Box Top

Lately I've been so ashamed of my fabric stash. It. Is. Out. Of. Control. I mean, there are scraps just busting out of all sides of my shelving system. So, instead of folding it all neatly, I've decided that I'm going to sew my stash (or scrap bust) for the month of August. This week…

The essential tank: V for Victory for Chalk & Notch

This. Is. A. Must. For your sewing collection. Seriously, if you're looking for the perfect tank to add to your wardrobe or to test the waters with basics and essentials then this is the pattern you want. The Victory tank is the first pattern by Chalk & Notch in 2019. It's got 2 views, one…

Not another cami hack: The Misty Cami

TGIF! I know it seems like lately I've been releasing new posts on Fridays (and that's true), but I hope all of you understand! 🙂 If you're on Instagram then you know that @Sewalteredstyle released their first pattern, the Misty cami and well, since I love camis and tank tops I was drawn to this…

Summer ’19 trends: the belt bag

It was just an ordinary Saturday when I came across the tutorial for a belt bag on Closet Case's website. And immediately, I was sold! I mean, how hard could this be? Get some leather, and a few accessories and I'm in business. Well... it was a little more involved. So where do I begin?…

Issa (70’s) vibe: a mid-Summer mini dress

So I was on IG doing a recent pattern haul, when one of my fellow sewing bloggers did a very similar pattern haul featuring the same pattern. I reached out to Brittany Jones and mentioned how our hauls were very similar. Together we came up with a plan to pull an IG stunt. We decided…