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Breaking Ground Tour: Mustard Mouse House Julia Cardigan and Checkered Love Notions Sybil Swing Skirt

I am thrilled to join Melissa of Mahlica Designs‘ Breaking Ground Tour.  The premise is that we are “breaking ground” by sewing up a pattern by a “new to us” designer and/or project. Taking that guidance in earnest, I decided to create a version of the Mouse House Julia Cardigan in my leftover mustard double brushed […]

Love Notions Sabrina Slims – finally made a pair of pants that fit!

Let’s talk PANTS!!! Everyone needs a pair – why not make a pair that actually fits? As soon as Love Notions released the Sabrina Slims (affiliate link*) cigarette pant pattern – I pulled the trigger!  The simple yet classic design of the pattern, and all the fabulous tester photos made it clear to me that […]

Comfort Capsule Building: Cocoon Cardigan, Santa Fe Dolman, and Hudson Joggers

I have had a lot going on lately, and it seems the last thing I want to sew are complicated garments… That’s EXACTLY how my comfort capsule was born!  One sweater, two top patterns, and two pairs of pants… While I haven’t finished everything in my plans, I did want to share what I had […]