I’ve given one of my most popular patterns a facelift, updated some of the text, and added a few more illustrative images. Come take a look – it’s skirt-wearing season!Read More: Upgraded: Spring Wrap Skirt!
Yes, it’s another eBook! What can I say, it’s been a prolific kind of summer so far. This time I show you how to make your own skirt pattern, and then sew an elastic-waist A-line from it. If you’ve been waiting to hear how to make the Robot Overlord Skirt, this is the pattern you need.Read More: The Easy A-Line and the Robot Overlords
I designed this fabric, featuring my husband’s Clarkesworld Magazine Robot Overlord, and you can get some if you like! Coming soon: a skirt tutorial and a book tote tutorial, both featuring the robots.Read More: Robot Overlord Fabric? Cool.
Whether you are motivated by frugality, by the desire to live in an eco-friendly way, or by an abundance of fun and funky vintage sheets in your linen closet, this simple tutorial should appeal to you.Read More: I Like My Skirts Fast and Cheap, 2.0
I am beginning to think that wrap skirts are going to be for the Summer of 2011 what elastic-waist skirts were for the Summer of 2007. Time will tell, but I’m already off to a pretty good start. Here is the latest, made a few weeks ago to wear to Eamonn’s First Communion. Pattern: Spring […]Read More: Another wrap and a wardrobe question
Thank you, if you commented on my last post, emailed me, or posted on Facebook. It meant a lot to me. In flipping through the (many) skirts hanging in my closet this weekend, I realized that they were all in happy floral quilting cottons, funky thrifted bedsheets, or silly novelty fabrics. Nothing really struck me […]Read More: Wrapped up
It’s time to choose a winner for the skirt contest! Between comments, subscriptions and retweets, there were 34 entries. Random.org so kindly chose #8 for me, which works out to be… [drumroll, please] Melissa E! Congratulations, Melissa! I’ll be emailing you later today and asking a couple of nosy questions that will help me get […]Read More: And the winner is…
Well, ladies, it looks like winter is finally releasing it’s grip, ever so slowly. It won’t be long before we’re shedding those jeans and opting for lighter wardrobe choices… You probably know I am all about the Summer Skirt, and (weather permitting) the Spring Skirt as well. My pasty white Winter legs are ready to […]Read More: Show off those pasty white legs: a giveaway
Happy Spring! The end of last week was a beautiful preview of things to come around here – seventy degrees, breezy, and lovely. It’s the kind of weather that inspires a girl to finally make good on her promise to crank out a new skirt. It’s the kind of weather that makes one want to […]Read More: Spring Wrap Skirt
The sewing machine has been liberated from it’s basement prison, and I am scratching that itch. What did I choose to make? Something that wasn’t even on my list… I’m making a nice little pile of skirts in vintage fabrics. They’re (mostly) not for me, though. They’re destined for the shop, in fact. I’ve been […]Read More: Scratching that itch