January in Review

Wowowow, this month has flew by! It’s been a big month of growth for me – I hit 100 followers on Instagram at the beginning of January but by the end I had just over 400! It blows my mind that every time I post something, there are around 400 people that get to see what I put into the world 🌎. Thank you so much for your support!

What I made this month:

London Skirt – Selkie Patterns

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Fabric: red gingham cotton from Joann Fabrics

Time: 2 hours

Thoughts: My first midi skirt, love the fun notch on the waistband!

Would I make again? YES! So many fabrics would go well with this skirt 😍

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Sew in Love 😍 || DIY Valentine’s Day Lookbook Round Up

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I found myself looking at dreamy fabrics to make the perfect glorious, overwhelmingly pink outfit inspired by this romantic holiday. I’m thinking three types of looks — Galentine’s Day SO many options come to mind: The Ogden Cami from True Bias can easily double as a fancy tank but also a simple PJ top Matching DIY pink or … Continue reading Sew in Love 😍 || DIY Valentine’s Day Lookbook Round Up

dungarees or overalls?! || goodwill haul pt. 3

we back with another goodwill haul update!

To catch ya up to speed, a few weeks ago, I picked up a few linens from my local Goodwill. Link to my original haul post is here. Today, I’m sharing what I made from this heavy weight navy blue curtain. This fabric felt a little too thick for a dress, but lacked the stretch that I would want in jeans/pants. Consequently, I was looking for skirts/shorts/jumpers that would transition well from winter to spring.

Anyway, suspense over because my title gives away the surprise – the Cleo Pinafore + Dungaree Dress from Tilly and the Buttons, link to the pattern here! I chose the dungaree (aka overalls here in the US) style as I’d never worked with those buckles before and clearly I’m all about ~doing~ all the things.

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cool in culottes || revisiting Vogue 9075

Alright gang – I finally understand what all the hype around this pattern. Some sewing bloggers say it’s their most used pattern ever, or the first pattern that gave them the confidence to sew! One of my favorite sewing bloggers, Rosy Pena, does an awesome job of talking about the pattern here! I tried it once — and was honestly like, meh. I didn’t love the fit, I hated doing the gathers in the skirt, and was overall underwhelmed. See my initial pattern review here!! But I’m not a quitter, y’all.

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