Wardrobe Basic: The T-Shirt

photo:InStyle 7/2016 The fourth installment of the Fit-Along series of Wardrobe Basics is the classic T-shirt.  If you missed the last three, you can read…

Pattern Review: 6-Gore Indigo Denim Matte Jersey Skirt

One of the reasons we sew is to have a “one of a kind” garment. But what a compliment when someone mistakes a garment we’ve…

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…

August Mini Wardrobe Plan:White Linen, Navy Stretch Cotton, Mix …

A new fashion season is fast approaching but we still have some summer left.  Before we need to pull out our sweaters let’s celebrate the…

Pattern Reveiw: Marfy 0303

As styled for work with navy J. Crew pants. (Navy/Cream Stripe Knit from Sew Much Fabric) I like to take the shape or image of a…

Pattern Review: Burda Style 6/2014 #104

I like so many of the styles in the 6/2014 issue of Burda Style.  I decided to sew #104 first to be able to wear…

Diane von Furstenberg: 40 Years of The Wrap Dress

I had this particular Vogue Pattern magazine. I just loved (and still love) the wrap dress. I made this pattern and wore it for my…