November 22, 2011

Sailor shirt (Hot Patterns 1035, modified)

Morning honeybears! I have another new garment from my garment-making binge of a couple weekends ago. This one isn’t too exciting, but it’s very welcome to […]
October 4, 2011

The Gold Dust skirt (Hotpatterns 1011 Plain and Simple 24/7 A-line)

Morning fruit bats! I’ve got a nice, simple skirt to show you today. One that is making me eat my words – the ones in the […]
September 26, 2011

Secretary chic (Hot Patterns 1011 & Butterick 4230)

Greetings kangaroos! I managed to take some grainy, blurry photos last week to show all ya’ll one of my more recent endeavors. Fairly boring stuff, as […]
April 12, 2011

One part pink sweater, two parts black wool.

Greetings chickens! I don’t care if the city says we aren’t allowed and the neighbors are complaining. We’re totally keeping you. So! For tonight’s post, I’m […]
February 22, 2011

And out of left field… elastic. Hot Patterns Marrakesh Drawstring Pants

Happy Monday fellow flamingos! Here in Minneapolis we’ve gotten another foot and a half of snow, pretty much ensuring that Minnesota, at least, is entering a […]
December 3, 2010

Patty’s long sleeved shirt factory.

In a burst of sewing focus, today’s projects included redrafting the ginormous Kwik Sew turtleneck pattern from yesterday, as well as cutting and sewing three more […]
November 24, 2010

Better late than never… a Mondo tribute outfit.

So folkses. I’ve actually had this sweater in my possession (unhemmed, of course) since a few days after the terrible event that I still can’t talk […]
October 17, 2010

Weekender Cabana ‘t-shirt’. Served three ways.

I have been on the hunt. For a shirt. The perfect sweater. Also, I hate sewing knits. Also, I was looking for raglan sleeves. But above […]
September 28, 2010

SSS day 27. Almost done. And a new shirt!

Befuddled by my Lady Grey muslin and a never-ending stream of cherry tank tops, I took a little time last night and this morning to make […]
September 15, 2010

Bo-Ho-De-Luxe Peasant Shirt. Servedthreeways.

Self-stitched September struck again, forcing me to try out a new pattern to save me from the drudgery of wearing yet another tank-top-and-barely-qualifying-RTW-jeans-with-darts or slightly-creepy-overdressy-for-being-at-home dress. […]