Stylish Musings

I know as seamstresses, we tend to put a lot of love and time into a project. Sometimes we’re rewarded with a piece we can’t imagine living without, and others are little sh*ts we never want to see again. As I’ve been contemplating my postpartum wardrobe, previous sewing wins, and my closet workhorses, I’ve been … More Stylish Musings

Meet Emily, from Itch to Stitch

As I’ve been delving through the depths of the internet searching for work wardrobe inspiration, I came across this lovely photo from Another lovely blouse and skirt combo for work was my first thought. But wait…what is this?? They’re shorts?!?! Mind blown! Professional culottes! I immediately bought the Emily pattern at the Itch to … More Meet Emily, from Itch to Stitch

Planning a “work uniform” for the Fall Semester…

As part of my ready to wear fast with Goodbye Valentino, I joined Colette Patterns’ Wardrobe Architect Challenge. As for the challenge steps in the blog, I must confess, I almost immediately didn’t do my homework. I swear, teachers make the worst students! photo courtesy of Here’s what I did: January really blended with … More Planning a “work uniform” for the Fall Semester…

The Power of the Hem

What a difference 6″ makes! Here’s my Laura now: Here’s the original side pose: Much better right? I cut off 6″ before church this morning. I left it neat and unfinished. I am so much happier with this cardigan now. It flatters my curves with this length. I am going to keep that in mind for future … More The Power of the Hem