Sewing Simplicity 1080

I fall victim to joann’s pattern sales every once in awhile. Case in point for the new dottie angel and sew house seven patterns they’ve released. While dottie angel as pictured on the pattern package isn’t really my taste. I do appreciate the simple lines, but not the suzy homemaker fabric or design choices. IContinue reading “Sewing Simplicity 1080”

York Pinafore: #teammumu

So I know I talked about my love of shapeless sack dresses before, so can I say a what the up to the York Pinafore by Helen’s Closet. I know it’s traditionally “flattering” to my shape, but honestly, I don’t give a shit about flattering at this point in my life. Anything with funtional pocketsContinue reading “York Pinafore: #teammumu”

Simplicity 8612: The Wrap Skirt

Long time no sew friends! I decided to break my sewing dry spell with a garment that’s the easiest of easy, a wrap skirt. I used Simplicity 8612. This is the first Ashley Nell Tipton pattern I’ve sewn and overall I was pretty pleased with the way everything fits together. I really loved her collection on project runway and was excited to see that she’s been doing a collection with simplicity. I used a fabric from my stash that I can’t remember where I got it from or the fabric content. It’s very drapey and my best guess would be that it’s a rayon blend. I’m trying to work my way through stashed fabrics before buying more…