Marigold Peplum and Jalie yoga pants


For my contribution to The Monthly Stitch’s Separates Challenge for Indie Pattern Month, I made up Blank Slate Patterns’ Marigold Peplum and paired it with a severely modified version of Jalie 3022 (yoga pants). Marigold Peplum and Jalie yoga pants Perhaps I’ve had shirtdresses on the brain for a while, or maybe it really is true…

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Velour Colorblocked Hudson Pants


Have you ever refashioned a piece of clothing that you have previously loved and worn for a really long time? What could make Colorblocked Hudson Pants even more fun?  Make them out of velour! Velour Colorblocked Hudson Pants In truth, I’ve had this blue velour since before I was married.  Has it been in my…

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A spring skirt for fall + ivory leggings


A while ago Lynne of Wonderfully Made made this amazing green and blue striped skirt inspired by Michael Kors’ Spring 2013 collection.  I loved how she changed the direction of the stripe in the godets and how she made a knit fabric look so dressy.  I filed away the memory of this skirt resolving to…

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Lego pants!


Recently I’ve come to the conclusion that I feel slightly wrong about sewing nice new clothes for myself when Noah’s clothes are starting to show the wear that constant activity and necessary washing affords.  This combined with his teeny waist (2T are way too big in the waist but 18m are high waters) and need for lots of…

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