It’s summer, so naturally I have gotten in the mood to supplement my handmade wardrobe. There was once a time when I loved sewing and I did quite a bit of it, but now I see it more as a means to an end. I love having a handmade wardrobe, and the most efficient way to add to it is to spend a few nights sewing. So, once or twice a year I do that.Read More: Two Dresses. And Then Two More.
This week marks the fifth anniversary of TWiP 🙂 Every week, I look back at the previous years’ posts and see how much has changed (and surprisingly, how much has NOT.) Sometimes, I admit, it’s a pain in the neck to come here on a Saturday morning and post this roundup, but I’m always glad I did, because Future Me would miss it if she didn’t have this week to look back on someday.Read More: TWiP: Flowers and Five Years
Every summer, it seems, I get the urge to drag out the sewing machine and make myself a couple of tops or dresses. This year the Barefoot Summer Sheath Dress is back.Read More: TWiP: Winding the Bobbin
I sewed a second Dress No. 1, and I love it! I think I was made to wear green plaid…Read More: Dress No. 1 Number Two
I’ve been sewing! Come see my 100 Acts of Sewing Dress No. 1 in Telephones Aqua. You don’t have to call it that, though – it’s kind of a mouthful 🙂Read More: Dress No. 1
I forgot to show you these dresses I sewed a few weeks ago to go with the sweater prototypes.Read More: Little peasant dresses
I sewed six more things from vintage sheets in the past week. Wanna see?Read More: Fun with vintage sheets, part two
Continuing the cherry theme, how about another new dress?Read More: Cherry weekend
My birthday gift to myself today, was a few hours of uninterrupted sewing time, and now I have a new dress to wear.Read More: My birthday dress
I’m excited that I’ve made a dress I can wear out in public (unlike all of my previous failed attempts over the years). Let me tell you a little bit about it…Read More: I made a dress, and it fits!