Rayon Challis Amalifi Dress with no waist seam

The Amalfi Dress from Hey June Patterns doesn’t seem to get sewn as often as some of the other Hey June Patterns. People think the silhouette isn’t for them, so hopefully after seeing this version of the Amalfi, you’ll give it another look.

Lane Raglan Sweatshirt with 3 Piece Hood

Oh hi there!  It seems like I’m back with another favorite top.  This is probably going to shock you (sarcasm) but I used a Hey June pattern and the best fabric I could find!  This one came about because I bought myself some really nice fabric as a reward for finishing up a job wellContinue reading “Lane Raglan Sweatshirt with 3 Piece Hood”

Giving the Sheridan Sweater a Second Chance

Want to hear my confession?  I sewed up 2 Sheridan Sweaters at the beginning of last year.  Aria’s was made from black sweater knit and mine was made from french terry.  She wore hers so much that it’s completely threadbare, and she’d requested another one.  I’d worn mine once.  Since our sizes and styles aren’tContinue reading “Giving the Sheridan Sweater a Second Chance”

Charleston Dress

Recently I sewed a form fitting dress for Allegra, and shared some tips about sewing for other on the So Sew English blog.  Sewing for others is something I’m quite familiar with as you know if you’ve perused this blog for any time at all!  Side note: my favorite sewing is for myself…don’t tell myContinue reading “Charleston Dress”

How to Make a Skirt from a Pants Pattern

When Hey June Patterns released their Seaforth Pants pattern, we could tell in one glance that it was an amazingly comfortable and cute pattern.  But you know the deal around here…we LOVE skirts!  So we set about changing that pattern to suit us.  Today we’ll show you how to make a skirt from a pantsContinue reading “How to Make a Skirt from a Pants Pattern”

Summer Weight Wool Maxi Skirt

Have you ever sewn with summer weight wool?  This skirt was our 1st time sewing with it, and our review.  We used the Fumeterre Skirt pattern from Deer and Doe to sew with our summer weight wool. Summer weight wool is much lighter than regular wool.  It seems like it might have a slightly looserContinue reading “Summer Weight Wool Maxi Skirt”

Phoenix Blouse with Lucerne Sleeves

Our love of the Phoenix Blouse is well documented, so it should be no surprise that we sewed up another Phoenix Blouse, right?  This one is especially delightful in all those little details.  Oh, and this outfit is from one of our Make 9 Goals for 2020! Top Pattern: Phoenix Blouse by Hey June PatternsContinue reading “Phoenix Blouse with Lucerne Sleeves”

How to Make a Shirt Larger at the Hips Tutorial

Do you have a shirt that fits…but not at the hips?  This tutorial will help you to make a shirt larger at the hips.  Don’t throw it away, fix it! We’ll show you how to fix a shirt that’s already finished, or one that you’re currently sewing.  You know, for those times you try itContinue reading “How to Make a Shirt Larger at the Hips Tutorial”

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