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…

IKEA sells fabric? || Tilly and the Buttons Stevie dress + fabric review

When I started garment sewing a little over a year ago, I bought up loads of fabric thinking I would be able to sew it all -- fast forward to today, finding myself digging through my ever-growing fabric stash and dusting off 3+ yards of medium weight home decor fabric from IKEA. Mind you, this…

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…