That’s right. Thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, and all related (and necessary!) social distancing, I’ve been forced to resort to organizing my sewing pattern files. I finally adjusted my bodice and skirt slopers to actually match up along the waist, and now I’m sharing them with you for free. But first, please take a look … More Slopers! Free Slopers!
The iconic wall mounted deer head. Buy it here: Etsy Kollabora Makerist *Approximately 3/4 yd fabric (denim, twill, canvas, upholstery, pretty much anything sturdy that doesn’t stretch) *Matching thread *Doll stuffing (a lot. Like, a 16oz bag of stuffing should be more than enough, but don’t go any smaller, just in case) *2 sturdy 1″ … More Wall Mounted Deer Head Sewing Pattern and Instructions
I found this sewing pattern in my computer files recently: It was lost in the tangled jungle of my first draft sewing patterns file, and the date on it claimed that I made it last August. It was already drafted to a size Large (that’s my midpoint size for most of my multi-sized patterns), and … More Easy Summer Top! FREE Sewing Pattern Download and Instructions
This pattern hack is so easy that I didn’t even bother taking good pictures of the tutorial: Get yerself 1.5-1.75 yards of jersey fabric, depending on your height and size (I only used 1.5 yards, possibly less). Take your standard, run-of-the-mill jersey t-shirt sewing pattern (like this one, for example). Lay it out, as you … More Turn Your Fave T-Shirt Pattern Into a Summer Dress
Here she is in all her summery glory: You can purchase the sewing pattern here on my Etsy page! You can purchase the sewing pattern here on my Etsy page! You can purchase the sewing pattern here on my Etsy page! The Miss Millie top is a lightweight cotton pullover that features a horizontal princess … More Miss Millie Top Sewing Instructions and Pattern Link
Back in the Fall, I did an interview for Kollabora’s Meet The Maker series. One of the questions was how do I get out of a creative rut, which I found funny because I never run out of ideas. But I sometimes run out of the urge to create, and I often run out of … More Summer Fallow
Introducing my newest sewing pattern: The Bow Tie Blouse. Make it in a soft cotton shirting fabric: Wear it tucked into a high waisted pencil skirt for a sexy secretary look: Make it in jersey and be the coziest gal in town: This is a printable PDF for a multi-sized sewing pattern, sizes 4-18, Bust … More Bow Tie Blouse Sewing Pattern and Instructions
I slept poorly last night, thanks to some late-in-the-evening chocolate that my old ass can’t handle anymore. Afternoon chocolate? Yes. Evening chocolate? Too old! However, during my many hours spent unexpectedly awake, I got to thinking about upcycled denim. Specifically, skirts and shirts. More specifically, professionally made skirts and shirts. Anyone who can sew can … More WIP: Upcycling a Decent Denim Garment