Linen Floral Pencil Skirt

linen floral pencil skirt

I am loving how much use I’ve gotten out of the pencil skirt pattern from Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing.  I’ve made a wearable muslin in a fun vintage quilting cotton, a classic version in twill, and now this … Continue reading

Summer of No Pants

butterfly circle skirt

This year I’m participating in the Summer of No Pants 2013. My projects so far include the floral pencil skirt, the classic navy pencil skirt, and the butterfly circle skirt. You can help me win the viewers choice award in … Continue reading

Butterfly Circle Skirt

butterfly circle skirt

I am having so much fun with Summer of No Pants 2013!  It’s been a great push for me to make some great basic pieces that I can mix and match with the rest of my wardrobe.  My third project … Continue reading

Classic Navy Pencil Skirt

navy pencil skirt

Yesterday, I shared with you the floral pencil skirt I originally made as a wearable muslin.  Today, I’m sharing the skirt that muslin was for.  I present to you a classically simple navy twill pencil skirt. This is the second … Continue reading

Floral Pencil Skirt

floral skirt

I’ve finished my first project for the Summer of No Pants.  Originally, this was just going to be a wearable muslin to test the fit of the pencil skirt before I made one out of my good navy twill, but … Continue reading

Styling the Meringue Skirt

meringue skirt

You may remember the original meringue skirt that I made a couple months ago. It was the very first project from the Colette Sewing Handbook, and I love that it has a scalloped hem.  It’s the first and only one … Continue reading

Meringue Skirt Refresh

lace closeup

During a recent Virtual Craft Night, I was looking through my box of trims (yes, I have an entire box of trims) and came across some vintage lace from my grama’s stash.  There was an entire roll of the stuff … Continue reading

Linda Skirt

linda skirt

When I got the fabric for my bombshell bodice, I also picked up some fabric to make a skirt.  It was an amazing novelty sewing print by Suzuko Koseki for Yuwa.  I have to say, I am absolutely in love … Continue reading

It’s a Craftsy Class

first muslin

I am currently taking my first ever Craftsy class, and I’m pretty excited about it.  For those of you who don’t know what Craftsy is, it is an online community where you can take video classes to learn new techniques, … Continue reading