McCall’s M7547 Jeans

McCall’s M7547 Jeans

McCall’s M7547 Call them mom jeans, high-waisted jeans, frumpy….I don’t care. I made my first pair of jeans! I have wanted to master my own pants for a long time. My first attempt was an Amazing Fit pattern by Simplicity. Some time ago there was a...
Vogue V9227 Top in Rayon Jersey

Vogue V9227 Top in Rayon Jersey

I was inspired to sew Vogue V9227 when I saw one slide across my Instagram.  I put it down on my Work Flowy list (I have all different kinds of list trackers) where I keep a running list  of things to buy at Joanns. It was approaching my birthday and I decided that I...
Vogue Pattern V1500 by Anne Klein

Vogue Pattern V1500 by Anne Klein

In the midst of my very busy graduation sewing season, I had two out-of-town college graduations. What do I decide to do? Sew myself a dress! At the beginning of 2016, I had hoped to dedicate weekends to personal sewing. I have found some time to do that here and...
Simplicity 1109, Burberry-Inspired Skirt

Simplicity 1109, Burberry-Inspired Skirt

Annie is still on her Burberry kick. (You can see the Burberry-inspired tote that I made here.) We ordered some fabric from Etsy. I believe it is a polyester fabric (because I almost melted it!) But it washed up nicely. I had Simplicity 1109 skirt pattern and thought...
Sewing Pants – Simplicity 2860 – Amazing Fit

Sewing Pants – Simplicity 2860 – Amazing Fit

I have had this Simplicity 2860 Amazing Fit pants pattern for a while.  I don’t like how most pants fit my body.  I have a belly and most waistband sit on the biggest part of my belly.  (I remember when waistlines were actually AT the waist line.)   So I thought...