It’s so much more exciting to check the mail when you’re waiting for a package. One of the things I’m anticipating to arrive most are my summer Vogue Patterns.
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Disaster struck last night while I was working on my floral skirt! While happily ironing the hem and watching Sex and the City, I left the iron face-down for too long and the fabric shredded in my hands. Look – it’s so upsetting! I melted a 6-8 inch section of my hem, and it pulled […]
Whenever I make a pattern twice, the second attempt always goes so much faster! Especially if it hasn’t been too long since the first try.
I’m so ready for summer, or at least for spring! This rayon printed fabric totally puts me in a spring mood, with its splashy coral and hot-pink floral design.
I squeezed in a visit to a fabric store while I was on vacation in Hawaii. We checked with the front desk, and sure enough, one of the places on my Google map was within walking distance. After walking for an hour in 30-degree heat, we arrived at Fabric Mart, which did not disappoint. You […]
So I finished the skirt I mentioned here – check out the picture! I used McCall’s Pattern 5803, still for sale online on clearance. The blouse that comes with the pattern is cute too (though, I feel it might be too matchy-matchy if I made a lime blouse to coordinate…) The border print looks awesome […]
This photographed collage of magazine tear-sheets was made to celebrate white dresses. See the girl in the middle with the sunglasses? That’s what I want to look like when I’m on vacation – a casual white dress, sunglasses, and tousled, imperfect beach-babe hair. The white dress is going to get dirty, guaranteed, but this girl […]
I finished this tribal-print cotton dress just in time for my vacation using Vogue Patterns 8185. This pattern is now discontinued but still available on voguepatterns.com here. I just barely had enough fabric for this design – in fact, I had to shorten one of the ruffles in order to make it fit. You can […]