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

March Monthly Stitch (the first): Renfrew-itis

It seems you guys share my love of Sewaholic patterns. When I put up my choices for March, I underestimated the blogosphere's love of the Renfrew top. The Alma blouse beat out the Renfrew for this month's challenge by 1 vote! So I decided to make both, and I totally get the adulation now. The … Continue reading March Monthly Stitch (the first): Renfrew-itis

February Monthly Stitch: Doin’ the pants dance

Not so belated this time! February's challenge was to create pants. Originally, I planned to make a pair of trousers, 'cause I need some for work. A lot. I ordered some cheap-ish linen blend fabric ($15~ total) for a pair of Colette Junipers. I liked the fabric online, but it was super stiff, even after … Continue reading February Monthly Stitch: Doin’ the pants dance