Sugar-free Cherry Tiramisu

Cake's Tiramisu dress is not new to me or to most of you but I did make some changes to my pattern before I cut out this awesome cherry knit from Nature's Fabrics. As of this posting, they're sold out but they do have the same cherry print on a rib- which is not the … Continue reading Sugar-free Cherry Tiramisu

Silk Jersey Tira

My third Tira. I couldn't have picked a better fabric. I went to The French Seam here in town, and I saw the softest, most beautiful knit. Courtney told me that it was cotton/silk (yeah, it's all silk)- no wonder I loved it so much, and that high end dresses are made from this very … Continue reading Silk Jersey Tira

Only Three Dresses?

This blog was created to keep track of dressses I was making. I hoped to try different looks, cuts, bust darts and so on and eventually find 3 dresses in my closet that I loved. They needed to be comfortable and all in all my go-to dresses. I wanted two to be classics so I … Continue reading Only Three Dresses?

Sewing Dares and a Second Tiramisu Dress!

I've sewn a pattern twice. I mean I love making and re-making wristlets but clothing...clothing was a different beast. I usually make costumes or dresses that have a specific purpose, not just to be worn, if that makes sense. So, I got my sewing dare to be a repeat pattern user. My first Tiramisu dress … Continue reading Sewing Dares and a Second Tiramisu Dress!

Tiramisu in Solid Navy

I was in Chicago a couple of weeks ago and I made it my business to get over to Fishman's Fabrics. That place is so amazing. I went with the task of finding a knit to make my first Tiramisu dress. I wanted to go with a heavy knit for winter and all I found … Continue reading Tiramisu in Solid Navy