My Makes

06 03 2019

It's Wednesday once again, and March is in full swing! I'm always relieved at the beginning of March, because it feels like you can see the light at the end...

Tamarack Jacket
25 02 2019

It is so satisfying to complete a project that has been in your sewing queue for too long, isn’t it? I loved the Grainline Studio Tamarack Jacket from the moment...

21 01 2019

Ahhh, Persephone...how I long for thee...in every colour! It is no secret that I love the Persephone Pants pattern from Anna Allen Clothing. I mention them constantly on the Love...

14 01 2019

A few months ago, Sam mentioned that he wanted an apron to wear while painting his models. He spends hours sitting at his desk in our bedroom painting his minis,...

Persephone Pants
29 10 2018

It feels like it has been a while since my last personal blog post, and I am happy to say that I have some fun things lined up for November....

Refashioners 2018 Dress by Helen's Closet
10 09 2018

The Refashioners has been one of my favourite community events since I discovered the online sewing world. I love seeing how people take unwanted clothing and repurpose it into something...

27 08 2018

Can culottes really become a dress? Yes! pants are just skirts with crotch curves, and a dress is just a skirt with a bodice on top! OK, maybe that is...

Long Floral Linen Dress by Helen's Closet
20 08 2018

I do not want clothes to touch my body in the summer heat. When it is hot out and I know I'll be sweating buckets, the last thing I need...

York Pinafore Tiered Skirt
23 07 2018

This next York Pinafore hack is a combination of the last two variations I shared, the gathered waist and the spaghetti straps. I have to say that this version brings me...

Long York Pinafore
09 07 2018

This next York Pinafore hack is an exciting take on this pattern with spaghetti straps, a midi-length, and side slits. I like to combine a few hack ideas into one...

02 07 2018

Welcome to the first post in the York Pinafore Hack series! I am so excited to show you some ways to modify this pattern and make it your own. If...

25 06 2018

This week we are diving in deep into swimwear over on the Love to Sew Podcast! I hope you go check out the episode because it is full of awesome...

Tencel Suki Kimono Jacket
21 06 2018

This is the second tencel Suki Kimono jacket that I have to share with you this week (you can see the first one here). Both of these cover-ups have come...

Tencel Suki Kimono Jacket
19 06 2018

This week I have two Tencel Suki Kimono hacks to share with you! I love this pattern for at home lounging AND for everyday glamour so I wanted to show...

York Pinafore
31 05 2018

I have been blown away by your response to the York Pinafore this week! It means so much to me that you see my vision and are as excited about...