Plantain Shirt Pattern from Deer and Doe – Free Pattern

Plantain Shirt Pattern from Deer and Doe – Free Pattern

I’m currently on a kick to sew up practical pieces for my work wardrobe.  There is so much to sew and so little time so I kicked off my first work wear pattern with the Deer and Doe Plantain Shirt Pattern with a ¾ sleeve and no elbow patches. I recently was able to enjoy [...]

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Kwik Sew 3167 Misses Lingerie Lace Bra Camisole and Panties

Kwik Sew 3167 Misses Lingerie Lace Bra Camisole and Panties

  This project has been sitting on my sewing table for quite some time now.  I was originally planning on sewing these with my girlfriends but we were only able to get through one and we haven’t been able to reschedule another session.  Luckily, due to a recent long weekend and lots of sewjo I [...]

Simplicity – New Look Pattern 6378 Misses’ Easy Kimono with Sleeve Hack

Simplicity – New Look Pattern 6378 Misses’ Easy Kimono with Sleeve Hack

I wasn’t sure what I was going to sew for sleeve fest but with a little patience it all came together.  I had plans to sew a long kimono to wear with my Valentine and Stitch Dune Maxi.  I went shopping in the Downtown LA fabric district and picked up this beautiful yellow floral print [...]

BBG Round 2

BBG Round 2

I’ve had a lot of ups and downs with my fitness in the past two months.  After I came back from my vacation I struggled to get on a good routine.  I had little motivation because I found my old workouts kind of boring. I tried to do a second round of BBG but it [...]

Barcelona Fabric Stores – Ribes and Casals & Nunoya

Barcelona Fabric Stores – Ribes and Casals & Nunoya

While in Barcelona, I had the opportunity to visit two great fabric stores, Ribes and Casals and Nunoya.  Both stores are in walking distance from each other in the L’Eixample district. Ribes and Casals is a sewist's dream…  You walk into roll after roll of beautiful fabric from floor to ceiling.  I was drooling.  The [...]