My Sew-Sew Life: The Low Waste Claire Skirt

My Sew-Sew Life: The Low Waste Claire Skirt

I recently finished The Claire Skirt by zero/waste designer Liz Haywood. Being composed of two rectangles, this skirt is a simple but ingenious design. Based on the waist measurement, The Claire can be sewn to fit any size. Front View-From this view you can see that the top rectangle is longer than the bottom. Wanting [...]

My Sew*Sew Life-Cashmerette’s Concord T-Shirt

My Sew*Sew Life-Cashmerette’s Concord T-Shirt

In January, I published a post about my search for the perfect T-Shirt. The gist was that I was disappointed with my first attempt. The pattern I used was Alabama Chanin's T-Shirt, and I wasn't happy with the results. I mentioned this to the sewists on Pattern Review and asked for recommendations. Cashmerette's Concord T-Shirt [...]

My Sew Sew Life-Liz Haywood’s Zero Waste Xanthea Shirt

My Sew Sew Life-Liz Haywood’s Zero Waste Xanthea Shirt

I am first wearing my silk Xanthea with a modal knit slim trousers that I made in 2017. I used Vogue 1417, a Donna Karan design. It is now out of print. Back in late 2017, I bought one yard of some absolutely gorgeous (to me) fine lightweight Silk Crepe du Chine from Marcy Tilton. [...]

My Sew Sew Life-Ellie & Mac’s Go Exploring Cardigan

My Sew Sew Life-Ellie & Mac’s Go Exploring Cardigan

I've just finished sewing my first knit cardigan. They have been very popular in the maker community but it took me a while to try my hand at making one. There are so many cardigan patterns out there! I went with Ellie & Mac's "Go Exploring Cardigan". This cardigan is a beginner-level design. With only [...]

A Vintage Hoari for Ray Morimura’s Lotus Pond

A Vintage Hoari for Ray Morimura’s Lotus Pond

Welcome to my interpretation for this round of Style Imitating Art. A Little Background Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Shelbee of Shelbee On the Edge, and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of us selects an [...]