Happy Labor Day! We just got back from a weekend in Austin celebrating our 6th wedding anniversary, and I’ll be celebrating today by spending the day relaxing in this accidentally almost patriotic Jarrah Sweatshirt! Check it out on the blog this morning.
I bought this knit over a YEAR ago, and finally sewed it up this week! It’s true love – I’ve always needed a Harry Potter tank in my wardrobe! If you are on the search for a cute, comfy tank basic to round off your summer wardrobe or help you transition into cardigan season, this one is a winner – and it is 50% off through the end of the month!
Today, I’m doing something a little different here on the blog – not only am I sharing my first ever piece of me-made lingerie, I’m also going to share step-by-step how I hacked the Jordy Bralette into a nursing-friendly bralette! I don’t do a lot of pattern hacking, but this was a serious need in my wardrobe, so there was no hesitation hacking right into this one. I LOVE the outcome, and I am looking forward to making a couple more very soon to round out my bra collection.
I first discovered the world of garment sewing while on the search for a particular, sold-out dress – a V-Neck woven dress with a solid bodice and a great, novelty print skirt. Despite becoming an avid sewist, I never did attempt to recreate that particular dress, partially because I’ve STILL been searching for the ideal V-Neck dress pattern!! I’ve been sewing Athina’s patterns for quite a while now, and for some reason I just had not taken the time to sew the Lisa dress. When she contacted me to let me know that she’d be hosting an entire month of sewists focusing on the Lisa and Kimberly dresses, I knew I couldn’t say no – it was the perfect opportunity to sew up a V-Neck dress. Would this finally be the one??