I think at this point you may have a suspicion that I love patterns from Valentine and Stitch… or maybe I wasn’t obvious enough! I didn’t venture too much into knits until I started sewing up their patterns. It’s really been great and has given me a lot of confidence in sewing stretchy fabric. My…… Continue reading Dune Top by Valentine & Stitch – Pattern Hack
I’m currently on a kick to sew up practical pieces for my work wardrobe. There is so much to sew and so little time so I kicked off my first work wear pattern with the Deer and Doe Plantain Shirt Pattern with a ¾ sleeve and no elbow patches. I recently was able to enjoy…… Continue reading Plantain Shirt Pattern from Deer and Doe – Free Pattern
I have always steered clear of maxi dresses not because I don’t love them but because they are always too long. Well that all changed when Helen and Rich made Dune into a maxi dress! I think it was meant to be! 🙂 I’m short but still relatively average at 5’3”. I love the number…… Continue reading Dune by Valentine & Stitch
I finally finished Aires! Let me tell you, July was not a very productive sewing month. Sometimes life happens and the things you love get pushed to the side. Finally, I got some time and completed my project. I now have a full workout outfit for the first time ever! The Low Down: The Aires…… Continue reading Aires Leggings by Colette Patterns
Move over summer shirt dresses Angelina here! I was so excited when Helen of Valentine and Stitch told me that she and Rich were going to be releasing a new pattern. I already loved their Lotus top so I knew I would love this one too and of course it did not disappoint! If you…… Continue reading Angelina – My New Summer Dress!
I did it. I pledged. 🙂 I’m not quite done with the Wardrobe Architect Series – I have yet to edit my closet but I will and Me Made May is just an extra little push for me to get it done. Here is my pledge: I, Kelly of http://www.sewingunaffiliated.wordpress.com and @sewingunaffiliated, sign up as a…… Continue reading Me Made May 2017
The final exercise of Wardrobe Architect is “Overcoming Editing Hurtles” aka Clean Out That Closet! Purging my closet… such a difficult task. I’ve actually done this a few times because of space limitations. Currently, I am working on doing it again and it’s harder this time because I have already rid myself of so much. …… Continue reading Purge: Closet Edition – Wardrobe Architect Week 14.1