Black Faux Leather Skirt and a Knit Top

Leather, both faux and real, have been trending for the last several fashion seasons.  So when this Black Faux Stretch Leather came in I had to sew a skirt ASAP!   The pattern…

Pattern Review: Simplicity 1324 and Black and White Graphic Ponte Knit

What wonderful fabric this is (Black and White Graphic Ponte Knit). I love the nubby texture and the random black wiggles!  I’ve sewn with Pontes…

It’s All About the Glitz! Pattern Review Vogue 1247

I love this fabric (Gold Metallic Linen Blend)!  It was just lovely to sew with.  I am really into “glitz” these days — must be the…

My First Couture Dress

Edited: This post has been edited to reflect the information Guest Blogger Carla meant to share.  Thanks Carla for updating the post! I attended Susan…

A CCC Dress!

I really like to call this color “aubergine” — sounds fancier, doesn’t it?  This was wonderful wool to work with (this Plum Diamond Wool is…

Fall Sewing:Emerald Green Wool Skirt

Here is my skirt from your wonderful emerald green wool.  It was just lovely to sew on and behaved nicely.  This is a color that…

A Wardrobe Essential: The Denim Jacket

Finished my black denim jacket (this denim is sold-out other denims here) and can’t say enough about this fabric and how it sews!  Just wonderful.…