Monday, November 30, 2015

Washington Dress

Hurrah, another Cashmerette pattern!

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Everyday Anna and Elsa Dresses

Apparently it's been weeks since my niece, Anna, has voluntarily worn anything but a princess dress. A polyester nightmare princess dress. I wanted to make her something still princess-y, but a bit more practical and wearable. I am a practical New Englander at heart, after all. So, naturally, I decided on the dress her namesake wears in Frozen. And while I was at it, I had to make one for her older, occasionally dramatic sister, too: Elsa.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Big News!

Hey y'all! 

Big news: I'm now an editor at the Curvy Sewing Collective

The lovely ladies of the CSC were kind enough to offer me and Gillian (the knit queen of Crafting a Rainbow and Sewcialists) a chance to join them on this awesome adventure. Read all about it here!

I am so thrilled and honored to join the CSC in its mission to educate, inspire and encourage more curvy women to sew their own clothes. You can read more about the CSC's creative, supportive and dynamic community here. I hope I can help keep this empowering conversation going!!

If you have any thoughts, ideas, or suggestions about the Curvy Sewing Collective, please don't hesitate to reach out to me or one of the other editors!

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Buttonless Batik Beatrix

When my mom was visiting me in Indonesia a few years ago, we went a bit crazy buying batiks for her to make a quilt. (Hilarious) evidence of our shopping spree below: