International Museum Day!

For those of you who don’t know international museum day is this weekend, May 18th! I will luckily be in my hometown of Washington DC for my baby sisters GMU graduation. I’m definitely going to try and squeeze in some time to get to my favorite museums! Digging through some older photos I found someContinue reading “International Museum Day!”

Project Life : Holtmans

This post contains affiliate links – Disclosure here. So I’m trying something new with how I present my project life layouts. I’m scanning each piece and arranging them again digitally. It saves me fighting with the glare of photographing a page protector, and I think is a more accurate representation of the layout. Which doContinue reading “Project Life : Holtmans”

Colette Moneta; Swingy and Perfect

So I finished Moneta! I ended up having to take the waist up, not for any fitting issues, but because my knit fabric (sew classics jet set knit from joann’s) ending up getting a huge run in the bodice at the waist. I prefer a lower waistband, but didn’t feel like scrapping the whole project. SoContinue reading “Colette Moneta; Swingy and Perfect”

On the sewing table; Moneta

Currently I’m about halfway through the construction of Colette’s Moneta dress. I’ve had a few issues with the elastic gathering on the waistband. It’s a bit fiddly to say the least. I can honestly say after sewing the Mabel skirt, and now this dress, I might actually like working with knits. They’re much more forgivingContinue reading “On the sewing table; Moneta”

Mabel : Great Pattern, Maybe Not For Me.

Let me start by saying this pattern is awesome. It’s well drafted, and a perfect beginner knit pattern. I don’t necessarily have the body to pull it off. I have a full tummy and no hips to speak of (don’t let the love handles fool you). I had to slash and spread the stomach areaContinue reading “Mabel : Great Pattern, Maybe Not For Me.”