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

gathers || a Vogue 9075 pattern review

hey gang – i’m back again with another make!

As a resident of the beautiful Houston, TX – the weather is constantly changing. In one weekend it can be 40 degrees + pouring rain, and 75 degrees and sunny, making planning winter outfits a little complicated. Enter – the flannel dress!

I bought the Vogue 9075 pattern with the intent to make the fun jumpsuit/culotte view. Link to the pattern is here! However, after looking at my fabric stash, I was a little wary of cutting into some of my more expensive fabrics without knowing how well this pattern would fit and what adjustments I would have to make. I had some clearance flannel shirting from Joann Fabrics (link here!) that I had bought because it was literally  like $3/yard from a few weeks ago that seemed like the perfect weight/drape for a cold weather transition dress The goal was to make a dress that could easily be paired with tights and a scarf if it was chilly outside or just on its own with cute boots and a light jacket if the weather was a little kinder that day.

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A Bunch of Batch Sewing Tips

As somewhat of a novice sewist, I’ve found that the easiest handmade gift during the holidays is definitely pajama pants. They are extremely forgiving when it comes to mistakes + super stretchy and comfy!

Joann Fabrics had 70% off all flannel fabrics during the week of Thanksgiving, so I decided that it was now or never! I took on the task of making 5 sets at once – for my parents, brother, boyfriend, and myself if there was extra fabric (there’s always extra fabric if you try hard enough 🙂 )

Once I got home with all my new flannel and thread, I realized how horrible it would be to sew 5 sets of the same exact pattern without tossing my sewing machine out of the window. I had heard of batch sewing in the depths of Instagram so I set out to do this for myself. To start, here’s a link to the pdf pattern I used – 5 out of 4 FREE pajama pants pattern!

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York Pinafore review: the gift that keeps on giving

Next up is my new favorite pattern – the York Pinafore from Helen’s Closet. After perusing the #yorkpinafore tag on Instagram for weeks, I finally took the plunge. Definitely check it out for inspo!

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