Ponte Knit Jeans

Samina has embarked on a new sewing frontier-Ponte Knit Jeans! She used Midnight Black Ponte Knit and Ponte Knit Jeans Pattern by J. Stern Designs. Thanks Samina,…

A Skirt for All Occasions

New Year’s Eve has passed and Valentine’s Day is the next holiday you want to dress for.  Andrea, from Sew To Fit, has killed two…

Wardrobe Basic Sheath Dress

The next garment in this Fit-Along series of Wardrobe Basics is the sheath dress (see the first post here). Every woman needs a classic sheath dress…

Lace and a 40th Wedding Anniversary

Tanisha contacted me for suggestions on fabrics for a very special occasion-her parents 40th wedding anniversary!  She wanted a formal dress made for her Mother…

I’ve Started My Summer Sewing……

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, having basic patterns at the ready is a must for me.  But I do like variations…

May 2015 Mini Wardrobe Plan

Silk Charmeuse-Sunshine Twist, Black/White Pinstripe, Black/Ivory/Lemongrass Tweed, Cream Stretch Sateen Spring is finally here to stay and it’s time to stop procrastinating and recharge your…

Sewing for Spring: A Floral Blouse

Just finished this Burda blouse.  (out of print) While I absolutely adore the fabric (sold out-try this or this), I’m a bit uncertain as to…