Sewcial Bee: A garment inspired by food! and a pocket drafting tutorial

The challenge for the 2nd (very informal) sewcial bee was to sew a garment that was inspired by food. I went for all the greens I eat. I eat lots of kale, brussel sprouts, chard, celery...the list goes on! Remember my birthday breakfast I IG'd? Sauteed kale and quinoa with cultured veggies. I eat this … Continue reading Sewcial Bee: A garment inspired by food! and a pocket drafting tutorial

Tiramisu Skirt Hack, Or The story of how I drafted culottes

Yup. I've joined the culotte bandwagon. Culottes aren't just for modesty. They're for being flirty and fun and whimsical. Look at this pair from Nordstrom, though they advertise these as "gathered shorts". It's only in the detailed description that they pull out the word "culottes". They're not the culottes people think of, are they? I … Continue reading Tiramisu Skirt Hack, Or The story of how I drafted culottes

Chiffon Violet aka Is Your Band Opening for “That Dog”?

If you don't remember who That Dog is, go do some digging. They're fun. They are a 90s rock band that rocked my world back in the day. 90s rock basically rocks this house. The Hubbinator is also a huge 90s rock guy. So, when he saw my new blouse, my chiffon Violet, he said, … Continue reading Chiffon Violet aka Is Your Band Opening for “That Dog”?

High Waisted Shorts

It's getting cooler around here but I'm wearing shorts this year! I'm sure this year it'll be so cold even the wooly shorts I have planned won't cut it...but until then, I present you my first pair of shorts. We're talking first pair ever. Or EVAR, if you must. This is the same fabric I … Continue reading High Waisted Shorts