All right. Wedding season is upon us (well, those of us who are between the ages of 26 and 35) … More
Category: pattern review
Acknowledging defeat: mon petit disaster
You know those friends you have who tell you your handmade dress looks great when actually they should be telling … More
Also Not a Halloween Costume: I Made a Cape, and I Wear It.
This is Vogue 8776, a cape! Let’s get the most important thing out of the way first here: If … More
Wrapper’s Delight: Vogue 8930
I was probably watching too much Scandal or something back in the late summer/early fall, because I had it in … More
The Neverending Wrap Dress: Vogue 8827
Doesn’t this woman look classy. Try as I might, though, no dress is going to flatten my chest and cause … More
Mr Roboto Dress: This Was Not a Halloween Costume
I was, perhaps, inappropriately enthusiastic about making a dress out of some wool/silk blend I’d picked up at Fabric Mart. … More
Shot at Redemption: Colette Myrtle, with Sleeves.
I was pretty grump after making my first Colette Myrtle, and I really wasn’t planning on a second one. But … More
For Other People’s Weddings: Midsummer Night’s Dream Pattern Review
This Papercut Patterns dress has been in my brain for the better part of a year. When I really gave … More
Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics: Butterick 5211 Review
When I see a three-piece pattern labelled “FAST& EASY FASHION EXPRESS 1 HOUR PATTERN”. I think: That’s probably a lie. … More
Purple Dress — Marfy 3367
Oof that flash is harsh.