Runway Inspiration: Patchwork and Quilting Trends

Hey y’all, Amy here. One of my favourite things to do in the depths of winter (when Spring seems far

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Makers

One of my favourite posts to write every year is our holiday gift guide. I love treating myself to tools

Fall Sewing Plans

Fall makes me want to sew everything. I always feel a little underwhelmed by my options when the cooler weather comes,

Dior Haute Couture: a Magical Fashion Exhibit in Paris

Perhaps the most memorable thing that happened on my recent trip to France was the Dior Haute Couture exhibit at

Styling & Colour Palette in my Wardrobe // Lessons From the Curated Closet

Last week I talked in depth about how I’ve recently refined and analyzed my personal style using the book The Curated

Refining My Personal Style // Lessons From the Curated Closet

I’ve mentioned the book The Curated Closet a few times on the blog now. Based on the wonderful Into Mind

WHEN KNITTING TAKES OVER YOUR LIFE

If you’ve been following me on instagram, you may have noticed there is a WHOLE lot of knitting spam happening

HANDMADE FOR THE HOLIDAYS: LEATHER BAGS (PLUS ETSY GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY!)

I‘ve never been an “it bag” sort of person. While some of my other fashion-loving friends change their purse as

ETSY FILES: HANDMADE LEATHER SANDALS

Iam going to apologize in advance for the sandal erotica I am about to deliver to your eyeballs: My name

ICONIC HALLOWEEN: EASY DIY COSTUMES

I love Halloween, but those words seem like a paltry way to describe my deep devotion to the holiday. Longtime

KNIT SOMETHING! EASY SWEATERS FOR FALL

Fall came in like a lion. A big jerk lion. In Montreal, there wasn’t a smooth transition and an Indian

ICONS

Thank you for the thoughtful responses to the post I wrote about my personal style evolution last week. It’s clear

MEDITATIONS ON DEFINING STYLE

This is going to be an intensely personal post. You’ve been warned… The great Wardrobe Architect series on the Coletterie

AUTUMN ANORAK

August is always a bittersweet time for me. In July, you can still fool yourself into thinking that autumn is

KNITTING INSANITY

Hello friends. I just finished the most epic sewing trip ever – simply waiting for a good time to document

The Hunt for Modern Knitting Patterns

After another vicious round of closet purging, I am down to a small (for me) wardrobe of things I will

SPRING PLAN OF ATTACK

Seeing all my fellow bloggers organize and plan their sewing projects for the spring has inspired me. I had a

COLOUR STORIES

It’s been a busy month in the sewing room. In a mad spree I finished my insanely laborious and almost