Sewing a case for my new essential oils collection

from Instagram: A bonus of jumping on the essential oils bandwagon: I get to sew a storage case for them! I've had this triangle print fabric forever, but never knew what to do with it. And 3000 meters of jeans gold thread, so... denim. I can't wait to get started on the #CrimsonandCloverTrainCase pattern by… Continue reading Sewing a case for my new essential oils collection

Short sleeve scoop neck tee

short sleeve scoop neck tee with rounded hem

After I made a long sleeve scoop neck tee from a pattern I drafted from a ready-to-wear tee, I was so happy with it that I knew there would be more of them in my future. And all of a sudden, it's 100°. Meaning it's time to make a short-sleeve version of it. For a more… Continue reading Short sleeve scoop neck tee

Epic chambray shirt

sleeve detail on chambray button-down shirt

I watched the Craftsy class The Classic Tailored Shirt all the way through some time ago, but never felt motivated to actually make the shirt. Although I was inspired by the hand-stitched collar band process when designing and making my Tailored Dog Jacket. When I watched The Gunman the other day on Netflix, the chambray… Continue reading Epic chambray shirt

Long sleeve scoop neck tee

neckline detail on red and white scoop neck tee

I've been meaning to make some copies of my Loft long sleeve scoop neck tees for ages. I picked up several of them a few years ago, and for some reason they've all developed little holes in the front, around the area where the waistband of jeans would rub. They're such a wonderful wardrobe staple, and drafting… Continue reading Long sleeve scoop neck tee

Boatneck long sleeve tee in navy

One of my favorite tees is a hip-length black and white striped tissue tee with 3/4 sleeves and a boatneck from Loft. It's a great fit -- roomy enough to be super comfy, yet slim enough to look polished. For this project, I drafted a pattern from it and sewed it up in a nice, soft, navy… Continue reading Boatneck long sleeve tee in navy