December Monthly Stitch: A Kupo-tastic Hoodie

Kupo! I was super excited to see this month’s Monthly Stitch theme: geek out! I’ve been thinking about making a moogle hoodie for a while, and this was the perfect opportunity. My boyfriend also mentioned that he’d like a Final Fantasy themed hoodie, so of course I went into WE MUST HAVE MATCHING THINGS mode. … Continue reading December Monthly Stitch: A Kupo-tastic Hoodie

Spandex 101: Basic Techniques and Finishing

  Welcome back to the Spandex 101 series! If you need a refresher, check out Part 1 on supplies and Part 2 on prep. Today, we’re getting into the meat of spandex construction, and I’ll also mention a few ways that you can finish off spandex projects. Stitches Galore First off, let’s talk stitches on … Continue reading Spandex 101: Basic Techniques and Finishing

Mabel #2: All About that Bass

Say hello to Mabel #2! The Basics:  Pattern: Colette Mabel, version 3. Fabric: Approximately 1 yd. of navy ponte de roma leftover from my first Lady Skater. Alterations: Added 1″ length Notions: Thread and Wundertape. Make it again?: Definitely. I’d like to make 1-2 more of these for work and the mini version for fun at some point. Maybe out of … Continue reading Mabel #2: All About that Bass

Spandex 101: Fabric Prep, Patterns and Basic Modifications

Hello and welcome to part 2 of my Spandex 101 series! If you need a refresher on part 1, you can view that here. Thank you so much for your feedback on the last post! I knew a lot of you wanted to know more about spandex, but the collective response totally blew me away. … Continue reading Spandex 101: Fabric Prep, Patterns and Basic Modifications

November Challenge: Lady Skater-frew

Say hello to my latest skater baby: the Lady Skater-frew! The Basics:  Pattern: Lady Skater and Sewaholic Renfrew Fabric: 3 yds of ponte de roma from Girl Charlee Alterations: Blended bodice patterns together and added 3″ length to skirt. Notions: Elastic and Wundertape. Make it again?: I’ll definitely make another Lady Skater, though I’m not … Continue reading November Challenge: Lady Skater-frew

September Challenge: All About That Polka

Dots, that is. As promised, here’s Lady Skater #2! Better late than never, right? The Basics:  Pattern: Lady Skater with cap sleeves Fabric: 2 yds of B&W polka dot ponte de roma from Girl Charlee Alterations: Added 1″ length to bodice and 3″ length to skirt. Notions: Elastic. Make it again?: Yup. I’ve got a … Continue reading September Challenge: All About That Polka