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sewing for her

  • Emerson Shorts in moss linen

    When our family took a trip to Maui this spring, I started packing pretty late in the game, for me: only a week ahead.  Because, for real, I get SO EXCITED…

  • Lost Project: Liberty Lawn Tuxedo Tank Top

    This particular Lost Project actually got a lot of screen time, just not publicly: I originally drafted this pattern for my League of Dressmakers, and we worked with it in various…

  • Florence Kimono in rayon–with cherries!

    I have a truly absurd number of garments hiding in my closet.  Things that I’ve made, for myself, over the past few years that have never been shared or blogged about. …

  • Sheer Shirtwaist Dress: Preparation

    Not too long ago (when I was doing the sewing for the new book), I went on…well, a binge.  A fabric binge.  I refuse to apologize for that, actually, because some…

  • Smokin Red Pants!

    I love, love, love my new paaaaants!! These turned out even better than I expected.  I love the fit, I love the details, I love the length, I love them. The…

  • Tova Top in Heirloom Linen

    Seems like the entire World Wide Internet Web is talking about the Tova pattern, so it was high time I made one for myself.  I chose a deliciously lightweight heirloom linen…

  • Vogue 1152 in Tula Pink Voile

    In just a very few weeks, I’ll be teaching the BabyLock Totally Stitchin’ School at the Martha Pullen School of Art Fashion, in Huntsville, Alabama.  This dress is one of the…

  • Nearly There

    Projects that are almost finished (but not quite): My new temporary studio, situated in our dining room.  I won’t have a “real” studio until the basement gets finished, which we thought…

  • Fabric Fail

    I love me some linen, maybe even more than cotton, at least for garments.  And every year when the weather warms up, I feel a yen for more flowy, soft, linen…

  • Date Night Redux

    I find myself in the same boat I’ve been in before, and so I thought a flashback post might be in order. My husband and I are heading out to an…

  • Mission Maxi Dress

    I never got around to posting this dress after I finished it last summer, but with my Sewing Knits without the Serger class coming up next week, I got to thinking…

  • LBD and The Big List

    Two things going on here: One, I’m finally sewing in the lining on the Little Black Dress I made with my Fall Wardrobe e-course class back in…what, September?  October?  It was…

  • FREE Pattern Download: Ruby Star Spring Bee Skirt!

    Local Atlanta fabric designer Melody Miller is a dreamy lady to know.  Her new fabric collection, Ruby Star Spring, is just out in the softest, most luxurious cotton/linen blend, and she…

  • Sewing with Knits E-Course Registration OPEN!

    Open today: registration for the Sewing with Knits e-course! This is a five-week online class that covers all the basics of sewing knit fabrics, including how to choose them, how to…