Not another Spring jacket: My May Duster!

It's May! So bring on the flowers, more pink, more blooming and most of all more growth! Figuratively and literally! If you follow me on Instagram, I'm adding this to my list for the #memademay2019 sew along and #sewfreshsewclean13 sew along. I can double dip, right? I know you must be thinking "aren't you tired…

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Flower child vibes: Simplicity 1059 pattern hack

I'm back with another pattern hack this week. And this time I made a flowy maxi dress for Spring! This dress made me feel like I stepped out of 2019 and right into 1970. It's so referential, but that's why I love it. I think my favorite fashion decade is the 1970s, to be honest.…

Breaking all the rules! Pattern review: Simplicity Jiffy Dress 1059

I broke so many rules with this pattern! But more on that later. Let me start from the top. It's definitely an oldie but goodie. If you're not familiar with this pattern it's a vintage Simplicity pattern from 1969. I love this pattern because on some level I'd like to think my late aunt, who…

Pattern review: Simplicity/Cynthia Rowley 8124

Stop comparing. Do your thing. I get so excited when I see others making really nice things. Then I race to my machine so I can make my version and I realize that it's Fall and that the pattern that I'm making is about 2 years old and I've completely missed the wave. LOL. This…