Rosy McCall’s 7969
Hey there, sewing friends! I am very excited to share my recent make. I had the opportunity to sew with one of Minerva’s amazing Core Range fabrics – a Viscose Crinkle Textured Gauze! For my pattern choice I went with the very popular McCall’s 7969 because I just had to jump on the bandwagon. Head over to Minerva to continue reading about the process. I also used my tried-and-true inseam pocket method stolen from the Tessuti Fabrics Lisa Dress instructions, also talked about here. XX
Hand-Embroidered Lisa Dress featuring Fabric + Flow
Hello, my dear sewing friends! I have a fun little project to share. I’m very happy to announce that I have had the opportunity to sew a bit for myself over the last few weeks. There was a baby item or two sewn up of course, but my hand-embroidered Lisa dress is complete thanks to the help of the fabric store Fabric + Flow. I’ve been attempting to focus more on my own wardrobe and the planning that goes along with it. It isn’t easy. Westley is seven months old and very mobile so he keeps mama quite busy. Regardless of being a mom to a crazy active infant, the…
Swiss Dot Silk Chiffon Wilder Gown
Here I am again with a new make that I am so happy with. There has been lots of experimenting with new fabric types around here. Silk may be a new favorite and, surprisingly enough, was not at all as intimidating to work with as I had anticipated. Recently, I was asked to be a Measure Maker for Measure Fabrics featuring some of their very glorious salvaged designer fabrics in my makes. I could not be more thrilled about the opportunity. Today I'm sharing a dress I made with this beautiful Swiss Dot Silk Chiffon from Measure and it may be the most wispy, floaty thing I own...
First Post with African Wax for #SEWWAXLYRICAL
By Hand London Anna/Christine Haynes Emery Dress Hack in African Wax Print FTW Heeelllloooooo!!! I’m so excited to be here. I’ve been considering starting a blog for years and what better way to begin this new endeavor than with a super colorful dress! Using blogs as a resource for learning my sewing craft has been invaluable to me. I really hope this can be a space to offer the same kind of support to others. I’d be lying if I said that this wasn’t a challenging task! Daaannngggg, creating a blog is hard! As I’m sure you’ll understand, I am not a very technical minded person (unlike my parter–opposites attract,…