Sew Frosting: My Velvet Amy Jumpsuit

The deadline for our Sew Frosting Challenge is around the corner (Friday to be exact) and I am coming in

Charlie Caftan hack: A Corduroy Shift Dress

I was scrolling through Instagram a while back when a Madewell dress popped out at me; it was a simple

Easy Pattern Hacking: My Tapered Leg Jenny Overalls

Sometimes it’s the simple things. I made these full-length overalls last spring (using our Jenny Overalls pattern and hip button tutorial),

Have a Very Disco Halloween

If you’ve been reading this blog for long, you know Halloween is basically my favourite thing about being alive. Nothing

Hacking a Notched Collar Shirt from our Carolyn PJs

We’re always brainstorming ways to hack and modify our patterns, and a lot of the time inspiration comes from ready-to-wear.

My Amy Jumpsuit in Striped Linen

I think lightweight linen time is officially over for me… I woke up yesterday to a 4 degree morning (that’s 39F

Insano Printo: My First Amy Jumpsuit in Rayon Challis

At this point my stash is totally out of control. I am pretty helpless in the face of an interesting

Miss Fancy Pants: Jenny Shorts in Marimmeko Linen

Summer is nearing the end (I mean, I know technically it goes till mid-September but the minute Labour Day approaches

Double gauzey: A Nani Iro Myosotis Dress

Most of my sewing this year has been from our own patterns, but one release did catch my eye in

Ikat Goodness: My Latest Kalle

I was editing some photos last week and realized I had imported the pics of this make and then totally forgot

My Green Linen Fiona Sundress

I think I’ve officially become a linen monster. I sleep in linen sheets, I spend hours obsessing over linen colours

My First Fiona Sundress (in Stonewashed Denim!)

Boy oh boy do I have some projects backed up! Sometimes I feel like I can never find time to

My Sapporo Coat

My sewing practice has been all over the place lately. I have a tendency to make really ambitious plans that

My Jenny Overalls with Center Front Buttons

Whenever I design a new pattern it’s always an effort on my end to whittle down the ideas. My brain

My Jenny Overalls with Side Buttons

Hola! Last week I got back from a teaching trip to London (and a side trip to Stockholm which was

A Dreamy Portside Travel Bag Set in Pendleton Wool

I’m not sure exactly when I realized my weekend travel bag situation was completely untenable, but it slowly started to

The Little Black Dress of My Dreams // Rachel Comey Vogue 1501

So, here we are well into spring  and I am finally bringing you one of my favorite makes from 2017

My Party Pants: Gold Metallic Sasha Trousers

Can I sell you on the power of party pants? Party pants are the rock star of your closet; they

Lady in Red: My Silk Kielo Wrap Dress

I’m super embarrassed about how long it has taken me to document some of my favourite sewing projects from last year.

Wiksten Oversized Kimono Jacket from Making Zine

Since we stayed home for Christmas this year, the fella and I are off on vacation next week to LA

My First Project of 2018: The Snoqualmie Cardigan

Some of you may remember when I started my most ambitious knitting project ever because in my overly ambitious way I

Team Closet Case Patterns and our New Kelly Anoraks

It occurred to me recently that my studio manager Alexis has been with me for almost two years and has

A Kalle Shirtdress pattern in Blue Tencel

I just realized this week I totally failed to post about this Kalle shirtdress I made in the spring. I’ve

Last Breath of Summer: My Pink Linen Pants

I’m still trying to get all the garments I made this year photographed before the cold sets in here in