February is coming to a close, which means it is time for all of us to reveal our awesome outerwear! This month, the Sew My Style project had two awesome options – the beautiful, newly released Rumana Coat from By Hand London, and the super versatile Estelle Ponte Jacket by Style Arc Patterns. Although I had been so excited and gearing up for the Rumana, when we chose to add in the Estelle, I was over the moon. See how my February Sew My Style project turned out!
I’m a self-admitted selfish sewist. I didn’t think anyone was all that concerned with this, but I recently found out that my husband was feeling a little bummed that I hadn’t made something for him to show off in. I found it so endearing that he actually wanted something handmade, so I’ve wanted to find the perfect something to make him. I took my first dive into men’s sewing with the Thread Theory Strathcona Henley… And I loved it!
My wool vest is most definitely one of the simplest, quickest, and most effective DIY pieces I’ve added to my closet over the past year and a half. I originally made this piece in the fall of 2016 – I love this pretty camel color, and it’s a perfect neutral that works well with prints or solids underneath. Since I’ve gotten quite a few inquiries about this vest since posting a few photos of it on Instagram, I thought I’d go ahead and show you guys a little tutorial!
This month, in partnership with IndieSew, I decided to see how I could incorporate a few of my (very loose) sewing goals / objectives for the year into the Grainline Linden Sweatshirt. The Linden is a favorite amongst makers – if I remember correctly, it may have gotten the most love back in November for the Sewcialists TNT month! I finally caved, and had to have one (or two!) of my own!