sewing, women

Jalie Clara Leggings & Adele Flutter Sleeve Tunic

Happy Father's Day! I suppose it would be most appropriate to show the AMAZING things I made for my husband for Father's Day, right? Well, wife of the year here folks. With the onset of stomach bugs this week, the plan to make *something* for my husband just didn't materialize. My kids did, however, all… Continue reading Jalie Clara Leggings & Adele Flutter Sleeve Tunic

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sewing, women

Jalie Magic Tee & Pencil Skirt

Phew, it has been a whirlwind week here! (Or perhaps a whirlwind few months if I'm truly honest with myself.) I'm notorious for biting off a ton of things in the hope that some of those things get accomplished. My super-planner husband shakes his head always! For the last few years we've been using Classical… Continue reading Jalie Magic Tee & Pencil Skirt

sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Nottingham Top Pattern Release

(Post contains affiliate* links) It has been so long since I've been part of a pattern test, so when I saw the Itch to Stitch test announcement for the Nottingham Top* and Kennis, the designer, stating it was a 2 hour sew, I jumped on! I love testing for Itch to Stitch - the patterns… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Nottingham Top Pattern Release

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To top it off: Jalie Pleated Vest

To go along with my pants and top that I shared the other day, I wanted to complete the look with a cardigan. I found this striped sweater knit from Simply By Ti and decided to try and make it work! It's definitely bolder than what I usually would choose for outerwear (I'm a solids… Continue reading To top it off: Jalie Pleated Vest

sewing, women

I made pants for me! Jalie Éléonore + T-shirt

So I finally made a pair of pants for me! And I want to love them so so much... and they fit perfectly when I have them ON, but getting them ON is the challenging part, LOL. So what did I do wrong with them? Well, since my waist is significantly smaller than my hips,… Continue reading I made pants for me! Jalie Éléonore + T-shirt

sewing, women

Coffee & Cocktails: One dress – Two ways

I had hoped to participate in The Day and Night Dress Challenge earlier this month where the goal was to make two dresses - one as a day look (coffee) and one as an evening look (cocktails). I decided I wanted to pull this off with just one pattern, and for that I settled on… Continue reading Coffee & Cocktails: One dress – Two ways