Postcards from the Island of Muslins

It was super exciting when I managed to finally finish the muslining/underlining/fitting/french seaming adventure that was the floral shirt. I celebrated bursting out of my self-imposed prison with a couple of speedy makes, including the beaded shirt (yes, in comparison, that was speedy), a long-sleeved shirt for Frances out of the same fabric, and someContinue reading “Postcards from the Island of Muslins”

Another StyleArc Jasmine pair of pants: more pajamas for work

I have so many pieces cut out for so many projects … but instead I made myself another pair of Jasmine pants. Why? Because I love the first ones I made. Super comfortable. Wearable and works for work. Because also the first ones I made are red. I love red. Red is a good colour.Continue reading “Another StyleArc Jasmine pair of pants: more pajamas for work”

Style Arc Jasmine Pants: pajamas for work

I almost–almost!–wore my Colette Jasmine shirt with the Style Arc Jasmine pants for the photos for this one. Just because it would tickle me to be head to toe Jasmine, plus the Jasmine shirt is pink and that would make for a fun colour combo (to me). But the shapes didn’t really work together, soContinue reading “Style Arc Jasmine Pants: pajamas for work”

StyleArc Emily Top

StyleArc has an excellent reputation for producing high-quality patterns with ┬áRTW details, and without the ease issues that can be found in the Big 4 (McCall, Butterick, Vogue and Simplicity). On recommendation from many internet sewing friends, I decided I wanted to try them for myself, even though the price tag (as they are shippedContinue reading “StyleArc Emily Top”