I’ve been a member of PatternReview.com since 2010, back when I was still living in Boston. It’s a great community with tons of resources and pattern hacks. I even had some help hunting down the right pattern for the Queen of the South dress I made a while back. Then it’s obvious that I got… Continue reading Featured!
USA came out with a new show last year called Queen of the South, based on the Spanish-language show Reina del Sur about a the rise of a drug lord named Teresa Mendoza. I’m starting a new project for 2018 where I will be remaking garments from movies and TV. The characters I’ll be taking… Continue reading See It | Sew It: Queen of the South
Story Time: Back in high school, I once forget to have my mom sign a tardy slip so I asked for one more day to bring it in. “Just until my mom’s hand feels better,” I said. When the teacher asked what happened, I told her about the totally true but still irrelevant fact that… Continue reading When Sewing Machines Attack
New season! New patterns! Let’s get back into the sewing swing of things with this awesome pattern haul! Button down dresses: ✓ Cold shoulder tops: ✓ Sporty dresses with neat collars: ✓ Wait. What. Where have I seen… Vogue 9266 Oh, FFS. Anyway, new posts on the way! Gotta love that fall fashion for inspiration. And thank you… Continue reading Pattern Haul: One of these is not like the others
Me-Made-May is finally here! The first dress I wore was from a couple of years ago and I unfortunately forgot the pattern number. I’m 99% sure it’s a Butterick. The purple fabric is from Fabric.com and buttons from Pacific Trimmings in the Garment District. Pardon the images. I swear I get better at this. Today’s… Continue reading MMM17: Days 1, 2, and 3