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  • Jeans progress report

    So I have been slowly working on two pairs of jeans for several weeks now. I’m still far from finished, but I thought it would be fun to share some progress pics and talk a bit about some of the techniques I’m using. Topstitching. I…

  • Next up: Ringer t-shirt from Burda

    Time for part 2 of my 90s inspired basics wardrobe. A ringer t-shirt, which I would say is my favourite style of t-shirts and very much an iconic style, especially during the 1970s and 1990s. I was not familiar with the term ringer t-shirt until recently,…

  • Working on: Raglan shirt from Built By Wendy

    I got to a head start last night, cutting out fabrics for three projects in one go (the best feeling!). Including this raglan baseball shirt from one of my favourite knit beginner sewing books Sew U Home Stretch: (Amazon affiliate link). The base pattern is great, but it has…

  • Video: Sewing a ’90s inspired mini-wardrobe

    It’s time for some new sewing plans! I’m taking a break from book-making now after two super productive weeks and am very much looking forward to shifting my focus for a bit. I’m planning to make a ’90s inspired collection of casual basics, and if you…

  • Next up: Draped workout top

    Time for the last installment in my new workout wardrobe. I’m currently making a t-shirt with a lot of things going on in the back. I’ve seen a lot of open back styles lately in gym wear and wanted to put my own spin to…