sewing the Tammy Handmade Leona Dress in Valori Wells WIsh Knit
Fabric | Patterns

A Leona Dress – 8 years in the making!

Oh my goodness. This is my April 2022 stash-busting project, featuring one of the first fabrics I purchased online, which prompted me to search through my email inbox to find the invoice and figure out exactly when that was… I learned today that it looks like I started playing around with sewing in 2014! If you’d asked me how long I’ve been sewing, I would’ve told you about 5 years. Looks like my timeline has been off!

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sewing the Ellie & Mac paperbag skirt
Collabs | Patterns

Ellie & Mac Paperbag Skirt

It’s “Nothing But Bottoms” over at the Ellie & Mac Patterns headquarters this week, and I’m excited to share one of my favorite Ellie & Mac patterns for your lower half! The paperbag waist trend first caught my eye last year, and I made a super cute pair of paperbag waist shorts last Spring. This year, I decided to try out the same detail in a skirt!

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