• Toaster Sweater 2

    Cozy January: Toaster Sweater #2

    When I saw the post for Project Sew My Style (an online sewing challenge to create a particular item each month) from Bluebird Fabrics on Instagram, I was eager to sign up and give…

    January 29, 2017
  • The Seamstress Tag

    Last week, Maddie (from Maddie Made This)  put my name forward for The Seamstress Tag, a Proust Questionnaire for sewists, if you will, started by Jennifer from Ms. Jenny Homemaker. Thank you for thinking of me…

    January 19, 2017
  • Bruyere Shirt

    Teal Flannel: Deer and Doe Bruyere

     The Bruyere Shirt from Deer and Doe is a tried-and-true pattern for me. I’ve made several versions before and am always happy with the results. In the past, I have gone up a size…

    January 6, 2017
  • Wardrobe Update #1

      It’s time to check on the stats of my wardrobe project. I’ve made 12 garments in total in the past five months. While I am proud of that (there are some very big projects…

    December 30, 2016
  • Pauline Alice Quart Coat

    Slow Fashion Army: Pauline Alice Quart Coat

    Second up in my series of coats is the Pauline Alice Quart Coat. This coat is far more tailored in both style and construction than my Cascade Duffle Coat. This dramatic coat features many…

    December 7, 2016
  • Cascade Duffle Coat

    Burberry, by Me: The Cascade Duffle Coat

    All images by North by North Photography While I am passionate about mindful consumption, there is one category of clothing that I have decided not to place any restrictions on: outerwear. In previous years,…

    November 22, 2016
  • Ginger Flares

    Ginger Flares

    Oh man, these pants. What a difference from my first pair of Ginger Jeans! I decided to be bold and go down from a size 10 to a size 6 for the Ginger Flares…

    September 13, 2016