bustier jumpsuit – McCalls 8101

Bustier, jumpsuit, overalls/dungarees all in one! I had to make it when I saw it. I thought of doing something dressy but I figured denim would get a lot more use and style variety. I used some lightweight 4 way stretch denim fabric I purchased from Joann fabric a while back. I paired it with…

Sequin lounge wear

So I’ve been in a sewing funk lately and when that happens I like to look for a quick sew to pick me back up.  This time I went for one I have made before.  This would be my third raglan sweatshirt using Simplicity 1072.  The knit fabric as well as the sequin overlay are…

Men’s dashiki dress shirt

  So I always get asked if I make any men’s clothes.  I finally decided to try one and it was pattern hacked version of the Mimi G style Simplicity pattern 8427.  I hacked it by elongating the bottom half of the shirt, straightening it and giving it side slits.  It was an ode to…

Kimono Style Duster

As the weather slowly starts getting ugly, it is only right to prepare for the colder months.  I’d like to start my cold weather season with layering pieces as it makes for an easy transition.  I’ve been eyeing these Kimono Style Dusters for a while and I found it in the form of the McCalls…