Flashback: Little Pink Purse

Here’s another flashback of something I made many years ago. Decades ago in fact. Perhaps in undergrad? I later learned that “super cool” pink fabric I used for the purse was actually lining fabric. The brocade I got at the local sewing annex for something like 50 cents. The beads were just some extra multi…

Sewaholic Renfrew Review

So I finally got around to writing my review of the Sewaholic Renfrew on PatternReview. The actual review is here¬†with all the links and such. But here it is as well. Pattern Description:A knit top with three variations for sleeves and three variations for neck. Mix and match! Pattern Sizing:0-16. I made a 6 which…

IKEA Hack Cutting Table

So I’ve been meaning to do some photos of my sewing studio for a while. Because we did it pretty much all with IKEA and a lot of it is pseudo IKEA Hacks. But I just haven’t gotten around to it. However, a friend was looking to make a new cutting table so it provided…

Sewaholic Renfrew construction details

There’s another angle of my Sewaholic Renfrew shirt. Below I’ve got some details of putting it together. The directions are pretty easy. I consulted the web for some general knit questions. Can you believe this is the first “real” knit thing I’ve actually finished? Not just a muslin type thing. I know. Crazy. Anyhow, good…

Finished Sewaholic Renfrew top

Okay, I got some pictures of my Sewaholic Renfrew shirt yesterday. Here it is! I’m so happy with how it came out. It’s so comfy. I used this really soft rayon modal stuff I got at JoAnn’s. I got it super cheap with a coupon for messing around and trying things out. Basically knit “muslin”…

What sort of Cambie to make?

So I’ve been debating about what sort of Cambie dress to make. I actually made the Renfrew top last weekend but haven’t had a chance to take pictures yet. I will try and do that this weekend. Anyhow, I’ve seen so many Cambies that I love online. I found this great site called Flickriver which…

A dog bed fit for a queen

Back in college, my mom and I made the duvet cover below. This was thick upholstery fabric. It didn’t really fit in my dorm room, but it was so regal looking. I felt like Shirley Temple in The Little Princess after the guy brings her that plush comforter. Not that my dorm room was nearly…

New patterns!

Yay! My Sewaholic patterns came today. I’m so excited! Ever since I saw the Cambie dress on Sew Busy Lizzy, I’ve been eyeing the Sewaholic patterns. When I went to the Sewaholic website, I also loved the jacket and knit shirt patterns as well. I tried to hold out for sale, and wouldn’t you know…