Category Archives: sewing

Fall 2018 Capsule

Two years ago, greatly inspired by The Vivienne Files, I used her series of posts about building a wardrobe from scratch to make up an imaginary capsule wardrobe for myself, based on the pieces I wear most anyway. Going through the steps was a … Continue reading

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MMMay18

Truth in blogging: this started as a “Me Made May: Week 1” post. Then it was a “Me Made May: first half” post. And now it’s going to be one long massive post about the entire month because why not. … Continue reading

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Me Made May 2018

It’s that time again, my favorite time of the sewing year: Zoe of So, Zo… is hosting the ninth year of Me Made May! This will be my 4th year participating – in 2015 (my first year) I resolved to … Continue reading

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TNT: the Plantain top

If you follow the Sewcialist blog or #sewcialists on instgram, you can’t have missed that November is TNT month – that is, Tried-and-True patterns. Basically, a tribute month for all those patterns you’ve made so many times that you could … Continue reading

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Call for Pattern Testers!!

Introducing the Judit Top, the first pattern from Empty Hanger Patterns: For a few years I’ve been wanting to write up some of my sewing patterns to sell, and this summer I finally got around to starting. It’s definitely more … Continue reading

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Pepernoot Coat #3, sort of

How much can you alter a pattern until it stops being that pattern? At what point does altering a tried-and-true pattern become more work than the work of finding and testing a brand new pattern? These were the things I … Continue reading

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Me Made May 2017

Less than a week before Me Made May 2017 kicks off, and I have yet to set out my official resolution! In 2015 (my first year) I resolved to wear one me-made garment every weekday. In 2016 I pledged to … Continue reading

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