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They said it couldn’t be done, and frankly, I’m just astonished as everyone who doubted me: it is an absolute
Before I leave on vacation for a few weeks (much, much needed although Alexis is on duty if you need
Have you ever experienced sewing fate? You know when you have a very specific vision in mind for something you’d
Heavens alive I love a shift dress, especially when they boast cool details or an interesting architectural silhouette. The latest
Oh the unblogged personal projects I have to share! During a month or so of relative downtime (ie. not making
Since I brought home Harry, I find myself outside a lot more often. I mean, that was kind of the
Do you ever get so ridiculously jazzed by a new pattern that you basically push everything else off your sewing table in
I was doing laundry the other day and realized that because of the sewing bender I’ve been on, I have
It’s so funny how we as a community can collectively get obsessed with a pattern. It’s basically how a virus spreads;
For my next trick, may I share the cozy blankety goodness I’ve been swaddled in since it left my sewing machine
So it’s time to admit it… I think the Inari dress has officially entered the pantheon of TNT patterns for
Happy 2016! I hope it’s started off well for you. I’ve loved seeing all of your ambitious sewing plans for the
Last post for 2015! And it might be one of my favourite makes this year…. I think I actually clapped
Choosing the best wool coating & wool alternatives for winter coats.
No, we’re not having a heat wave in Montreal, and no, I am not the kind of rugged/crazy Canadian stock
I‘m writing this post from the sofa of a near and dear friend (I’ve been sleeping on it), halfway through
I‘m not the tattoo type (too commitment phobic and paranoid about being accidentally frozen in an iceberg and later studied by
Do you ever stumble on fabric that feels like it’s yours even before you get to the checkout? Like you
I haven’t really had a thought out, wardrobe architectured plan for my summer sewing; it’s been pretty improvisational around here
I‘m rather ashamed to admit this, but I used to have a linen hang-up. I associated it with sweaty oversized
It’s been pretty dramatic in the studio this week. On Friday my hard drive basically combusted (I swear I saw
Sometimes, you just need to drop whatever you’re doing, like, immediately, and make a big, sweet, tropical bowl of icing
It’s time I wrap up “my grey period”. Spring has FINALLY arrived in Montreal so I promise, no more stricken/traumatized
Hello friends. Let me introduce you to my new cold-weather life partner: the Cascade Duffle Coat from Grainline Studio. We’ve
Hi everyone! I finally managed to snag some pictures of my new pair of Ginger jeans with ankle zips. They
Hello everyone! I’m super excited today because I finally get to share my latest pattern with you; meet the Carolyn
Hello lovelies! As I type there is approximately 2 feet of snow outside, my new parka is getting broken in
Oh thank heavens, something that is not sewalong related! I mean, that was fun you guys, but I kept adding
Just looking at these photos is making me a little sad. Is it just me, or do summers get shorter
This little baby nugget of adorableness is my nephew Jack. He happens to be lying on my very first quilt
When the By Hand London ladies asked me to test the Flora, my first impulse was to make the perfect
There is something about wax prints that just screams “HAVE A GOOD TIME” to me. Maybe that’s why I sent
Well la-di-da. I’ve been posting on this here blog for a little over a year and I finally feel qualified
While in Toronto a few weeks ago, I did the thing that sewists do when traveling: find the fabric district.
It’s really hard to blog when you’re nursing a broken heart. Break-ups are the worst. But I’m snapping out of
This was only my second time sewing with a pattern. I made it back in September but only got a
I found this pattern thrift shopping and picked it up for a whopping $0.69. I don’t generally do an empire